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Water as A Symbol of Regenerative Force: A Study of Margaret Laurence's Select Novels

Kurinjiselvi, K. (K); Kumar, C. S. (C);
Open Access
Indonesian
Published: 23 May 2022
Publisher: ScienceScholar
Country: Indonesia
Abstract

The present study entitled “Water as a Symbol of Regenerative Force: A Study of Margaret Laurence's Select Novels” is proposes to investigate the water symbolism and water-related words in the novels of Margaret Laurence. She has been used many symbols, images, metaphors in her writings. This research paper focuses only on water symbolism and water-related words. She employed words such as, river, water, sea coast, pools, beaches, ocean, rain, and seashore. The study concentrates only five novels of Laurence namely, This Side Jordan, The Stone Angel, A Jest of God, The Fire-Dwellers, and The Diviners. The main purpose of the study is to prove that how Laurence uses water symbolism and water-related words in her fictional work, to emphasize the regeneration and survival in the aspects of human life. Further, it investigates how the water functions as a symbol of regenerative force in human life, is to be examined in the research paper with reference to the characters of Margaret Laurence novels.

Subjects

water, sea coast, pools, beaches, river, rain, ocean, Indonesia

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