Meaning and significance of action: A critical study of Arun Joshi’s The foreigner
The present research paper explores the existential predicament of man who has a wrong conception of involvement and action in life. It analyses why man feels psychologically and emotionally fragmented. It discusses how withdrawal from action leads a man to catastrophe. In this paper an attempt has been made to bring out the importance of action for making the life meaningful. It points out how a life full of action becomes bliss, while disinterest in action disturbs the psyche and the person feels alienated wherever he goes.