International Journal of English Research

International Journal of English Research


International Journal of English Research
International Journal of English Research
Vol. 2, Issue 6 (2016)

Existential consciousness: The existential philosophy in J. M. Coetzee novel using Edward Said’s orientalism


Shalini Infanta L, Dr. Shanthichitra

Elevation of existentialism happens in everyday life. Existentialist tries to dominate the society with his or her own social constraints. Breaking off the structures, codes, morality lead to existentialism. Violation of the structure in the society may cause many barriers and suppressions to the existentialist still the endurance is constant in them. The nature of the human being is shaken when there is the restriction on their freedom of choice and end up in a dilemma between the structure and the personal desire. Some human beings without any option they follow the structure, but in the corner of the heart a trace of violation are witnessed and the desire of the self- are killed. This is evolved with the help of the character in J.M. Coetzee's novel.
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Shalini Infanta L, Dr. Shanthichitra. Existential consciousness: The existential philosophy in J. M. Coetzee novel using Edward Said’s orientalism. International Journal of English Research, Volume 2, Issue 6, 2016, Pages 27-28
International Journal of English Research