Arundhati Roy situates the story of The God of Small Things in Ayemenem — a village in Kerala, in the south-west of India. It is a case study of Velutha, the untouchable whose very name smacks of lo ... Read More

This paper focuses on the psychic apparatus of Persona in Coleridge’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner which Jung calls “only a mask of the collective psyche.” The Mariner’s journey in the familiar s ... Read More

Literature, poetry in particular, has always intrigued readers, especially those who have an interest in delving deeper into it with a view to appreciating and interpreting it, such as literary crit ... Read More

Conservation analysis has become the focus of investigative interest in recent years among discourse analysts. There is shift towards the investigation of characters in literature through their conv ... Read More

Whereas cross-linguistically the verb of a conjoined subject either agrees with the first of the two conjuncts, called first conjunct agreement (FCA) or with the second conjunct, called second conju ... Read More

Stylistic analysis of a text uses many tools from linguistic research. Halliday’s model of transitivity choices offers one such method of textual investigation. Transitivity choices construct the re ... Read More

In various periods of history, hijab as a religious symbol has been under criticism by the west and the modernist forces. The disapproval of hijab increased in the aftermath of 9/11. The sections of ... Read More

The archetype is a psychosomatic concept that links body, psyche, instinct and image. Jung asserts that images evoke the aim of the instincts, implying that they deserve equal significance. Archetyp ... Read More

Jane Austen’s attitude towards morality has always been a debatable topic for those who consider morality as an integral part of religion. Though the daughter of a clergyman, she never discusses rel ... Read More