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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 6, Issue 10, Part I (2020)

A study of magic realism in ‘the conch bearer’

Author(s)
Jagat Singh and Dr. Shweta Singh
Abstract
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is considered to be one of the most famous Indian-American novelist of the contemporary period. Her artistic beauty stands on her art of story telling. Her narrative techniques stand her separate from other novelists. She has employed many techniques in her novels but the best among them are myth and magical realism. The present research paper in an effort to highlight magic realism as an art of narrative with special reference to her novel ‘The Conch Bearer’. The novel is based on an adventurous journey of a impoverished boy Anand, a headstrong but resourceful street girl Nisha, and a mysterious, indeterminate age and with surprise resourceful man named, Abhaydatta. The old man was on his mission to send the conch to the Brotherhood of Silver Valley. He took help of theses two children in fulfilling his mission. The mysterious journey was full of dangers and surprises finally ends when the conch was placed at its actual position.
Pages: 550-553  |  334 Views  21 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Jagat Singh, Dr. Shweta Singh. A study of magic realism in ‘the conch bearer’. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(10):550-553.
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