The Concept of Morality in Hemingway’s Novel ‘the Sun Also Rises’
Jerald Robinson. J1, J. Jainy Osben2, A. G. Sujithra3
1Jerald Robinson. J, M.A., M.Phil, PGDAOM Assistant Professor, Department of English, K. Ramakrishnan College of Technology Samayapuram, Trichy (Tamil Nadu), India.
2J. Jainy Osben, M.A., M.Phil., Assistant Professor, Department of English, K. Ramakrishnan College of Technology Samayapuram, Trichy (Tamil Nadu), India.
3A. G. Sujithra, M.A., M.Phil., M.I.S.T.E Assistant Professor, Department of English, K. Ramakrishnan College of Technology Samayapuram, Trichy (Tamil Nadu), India.
Manuscript received on 08 February 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 14 February 2019 | Manuscript Published on 19 February 2019 | PP: 501-503 | Volume-7 Issue-5S January 2019 | Retrieval Number: ES2192017519/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: Hemingway is an American author whose works portray largely on the theme of death. This article emphasis on the concept of death and the absence of moral values. Very few characters such as Brett, Robert Cohn and Priests are taken for the study. Hemingway proposes good values through the depiction of immoral values. It is represented by various characters in the novel. The ethics of existence is seemed to be at stake. The depiction is quite ironical. Lady Brett is the prime character of the novel. The whole novel revolves around her. She is portrayed as very weak in her instinct beyond the definition of religious ethos and reasoning. The author is very particular about passing the message of morality to the reader in an ironical way. There are numerous elements on the theme of morality spread across the novel. Hemingway uses several indicators and scales to measure the amount of good and bad. The portrayal is to identify different attitudes and uniqueness of the individual characters. This article also analyses the work psychologically that causes the person to become an addict to certain habits such as sex, smoking and alcohol. The article also discusses the cultural differences in reality and among the characters themselves.
Keywords: Morality, Psyche Death, Addiction.
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences