Theme in Waiting for Barbarian paper no 14

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Theme in Waiting for Barbarian paper no 14

  1. 1. Topic : waiting For Barbarian Paper no : 14 ( African literature ) Name : Gohil Hetalba Roll no : 08 M.A. – ii Sem – IV Submitted to : Dr. Dilip Barad Dept. Of English in Bhavnagar from Gujarat. Year : 2013 – 2014
  2. 2.  John Maxwell Coetzee was born in Cape town in South Africa in 1940.  His first work of fiction was Dusklands written in 1974.The second one is Waiting for Barbarian in 1980.
  3. 3.  The condition is related with present time.  The magistrate – voice of empire  The magistrate – sexual ecantricities
  4. 4.  Dominated  imposed their ideology
  5. 5.  The old man says.... “ They ( barbarians ) were coming to see the doctor ”
  6. 6.  Hysteria – Barbarian  Women and other living under the afraid  Observation of Magistrate... “ Show me a barbarian army and I will believe” “ Fresh stars new chaplers, clean pages ”
  7. 7.  Contact - Slave girl Star  Sympathy for her  Returns her to the barbarian  The Magistrate as an allegorical character “ I want to say that no one deserves to die, I want to say.............. Live no matter what! ”
  8. 8.  Allegorical interpretation  Coetzee’s view  Compare with India’s situation

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