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
Format application/pdf
Identifier https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/11153
Source SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH ; Vol. 9 No. 8 (2021); 92-103
Language eng
Relation https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/11153/9308
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Karunsagar Kanda, Dr. P. Rajendra Karmarkar

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