Psychosocial Analysis of Characters in AmitavGhosh’s the Circle of Reason

Manuscript received on 20 June 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 11 July 2019 | Manuscript Published on 17 July 2019 | PP: 1214-1216 | Volume-8 Issue-1C2 May 2019 | Retrieval Number: A12160581C219/2019©BEIESP
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Abstract: This paper deals with the psychosocial analysis of characters present in The Circle of Reason written by Amitav Ghosh. Whenever there’s a move on political afflictions there comes a dilemma amongst the people’s lives and their quest for their identity. Post colonial writings deal with colonizing the tradition, culture, images, scenes, languages and so on. Throughout the writings of Ghosh, his characters exhibit a lot of resistance. His narration thus highlights the ideologies of human freedom, liberty, identity, individuality via the life-like portrayal of characters. However, other authors such as Salman Rushdie, R.K. Narayan, Vikram Seth, Arundati Roy, AmitavGhosh struggled a lot in order to evolve their writings from social suppression and move them towards social recognition. In addition, there are many more post colonial elements in Ghosh’s narratives which touch upon the psychosocial and psychoanalytical changes experienced by his characters.
Keywords: Psychosocial Analysis, Society, Identity, Post Colonialism, Symbolisms, Narrative Technique.
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences