Priya, M and John Suganya, M (2021) Demystifying the Archetypal Role of Karna in Related to Karna- The Great Warrior by Ranjith Desai. Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research, 8 (12). pp. 53-57. ISSN 2349-5162

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This paper represents the archetypal character of Karna related to the novel Karna-The Great Warrior by Ranjith Desai. According to the Hindu epic, Mahabharata Karna has been portrayed as an antagonist only because he chooses Duryodhana. Karna was a loyal and true comrade to Duryodhana and he fought on his be half against the Pandavas (his brother) in the famous Kurukshetra war. He fought against misfortune throughout his life and kept his word under all circumstances. Karna is known for his courage and generosity. Deconstruction theory argues the truth and justice. This theory is applied on the protagonist to prove the righteousness of Karna. His character is developed in the epic to raise and discuss major emotional and dharma
(duty, ethics, moral) dilemmas. The researcher analyses the character of Karna and try to prove his optimistic side and his truth and valour even when he chooses adharma. Demystifying Karna's Life he faced lot of tragedies, he always tries to stand by the side dharma but he had to take Duryodhana's side because he gave him an identity as a great warrior and ruler.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Deconstruction, Demystifying, Archetypal, Misfortune, Warrior, Courage and Generosity
Divisions: PSG College of Arts and Science > Department of English
Depositing User: Mr Team Mosys
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2022 07:02
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2022 07:02

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