THEMATIC STUDIES OF CHETAN BHAGAT’S NOVELS By Dr. Dinesh H. Patel[1]

 

Abstract

Chetan Bhagat has been acclaimed as one of the best-selling novelists of the popular literature. He takes upon the sensitive issues which concern to the society in his novels, ranging from the romantic love story to a deplorable condition of the present educational system. He has started a crusade against eradicating the evils of the society by his ‘sugar coated novels’. Chetan Bhagat, in almost all his novels, highlights the problems faced by the youth. He presents before us a world which is full of optimism and comic elements. Chetan Bhagat has acumen of giving comic treatment to a very serious theme. The main objective of this paper is to bring out the thematic style of Chetan Bhagat’s writing along with the way in which he presented his characters. This paper will also discuss the concept of social reflection and concept of modernity and how through the delineation of the various characters he portrays the contemporary reality.

Keywords: Modernity, Exploitation, Corruption, Ambition, Alienation, Religious, Political and natural Calamities.

[1] Head, Dept. of English, B. A. College of Agriculture. Anand Agricultural University, Anand, Gujarat

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