Hedonism in George Saunder’s The Semplica-Girl Diaries.

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Title Hedonism in George Saunder’s The Semplica-Girl Diaries.
 
Creator Kanda, Karunsagar
Karmarkar, Dr. P. Rajendra
 
Subject American Dream, Consumerism, Hedonism, Moral Myopia.
 
Description George Saunders is an American short story writer. His writings include moral sting and stints of realism. This article is an analysis of one of his famous stories The Semplica-Girl Diaries. The story is a fine example of hedonism which means favouring pleasure and avoiding pain. This article speculates the idea of hedonism in the characters of this story and brings forth the theme of moral myopia. Hedonistic treadmill was at multiple times was being operated by those characters who try to own pleasure in spite of biting bullets. The other elements like American dream and consumerism have been analysed through the lens of narrator.
 
Publisher Smart Moves
 
Date 2021-08-28
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/11153
10.24113/ijellh.v9i8.11153
 
Source SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH ; Vol. 9 No. 8 (2021); 92-103
2582-3574
2582-4406
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/11153/9308
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Karunsagar Kanda, Dr. P. Rajendra Karmarkar
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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