Portrayal of Modern Life: A Reading on Margaret Laurence’s the Fire Dwellers

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  • D. Ebinezer Assistant Professor, Department of English, Panimalar Engineering College, Chennai, India

Keywords:

Criticism, literature, literary theory, Margaret

Abstract

Stacey the protagonist in Fire Dwellers longed to be a modern woman. Tradition did not appeal much to her. Beyond her sufferings she wanted to telecast herself as a modern lady. From her life, it was understood that her family life was not what she expected and future remained understandable. She felt solace by pretending herself to be a modern lady. The sufferings, conflicts, bitter experiences, are clearly pictured in the novel. The paper presents a general note on modern life and through the influence of modernity Stacey, the major character created by Margaret Laurence.

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Published

25-07-2021

How to Cite

[1]
D. Ebinezer, “Portrayal of Modern Life: A Reading on Margaret Laurence’s the Fire Dwellers”, IJRAMT, vol. 2, no. 7, pp. 204–205, Jul. 2021.

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