Humor or Black Humor? The Use of Humor and Irony in The Financial Expert

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Title Humor or Black Humor? The Use of Humor and Irony in The Financial Expert
 
Creator Justine, Abel
 
Subject Life cycle, Social life, Satire, Humor, Irony
 
Description K. Narayan was one of the pioneers of Indo Anglian fiction along with Mulk Raj Anand and Raja Rao. Their heydays were marked by complicated social issues such as India’s struggle for Independence and the more stressful period afterwards. Among the three, many consider R. K. Narayan as the most realistic in fiction considering Indian settings. The Financial Expert is again considered as Narayan’s masterpiece by many. It’s a well-constructed novel in five parts. The story is focused on three main aspects relating to the central character of Margayya. They are; Margayya’s determination to acquire wealth, his love for his own son Balu and his relationship with his brother and sister in law. It is at times mesmerizing to analyze Narayan’s use of humor and irony in crafting the fate of a normal middle class individual.
 
Publisher Smart Moves
 
Date 2021-04-28
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/10983
10.24113/ijellh.v9i4.10983
 
Source SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH ; Vol. 9 No. 4 (2021): Volume 9, Issue 4, April 2021; 32-36
2582-3574
2582-4406
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/10983/9121
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Abel Justine
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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