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|Title: ||REALISM IN SAHLE SELLASSIE BERHANE MARIAM’S|
|Authors: ||BAYLEYEGN, AYALEW|
|Advisors: ||OLGA YAZBEC (PhD)|
|Copyright: ||May-2011 |
|Date Added: ||15-Nov-2012 |
|Abstract: ||The purpose of this thesis is to show how Sahle Sellassie Berhane Mariam, who has
proven his worth as an Ethiopian novelist, represents the Ethiopian social and political
environment in a thoroughly realistic way. Realism portrays the world as it really
appears. Moreover, the study contribute to the study of Ethiopia literature in English
which has not yet got due consideration so far.
This thesis has five major chapters. The first chapter shows that the background of
Ethiopian literature in English, statement of the problem, objectives, significance,
delimitation and organization of the study as well as operational definition of terms.
Previous studies are reviewed under chapter two and the methodology of the study is
treated under the third chapter. Chapter four is the theoretical framework that reviews
the theoretical issues related to Realism and its tenets. Chapter four is the analysis of
characterization in Warrior King, a realistic depiction of cultural and traditional beliefs
in The Afersata and major themes in both novels. It is this part of the thesis that explores
how Realism emerges through such elements. Chapter five is the last chapter that deals
with conclusion and recommendations.
It is found that, in Warrior King, all events and episodes were realized in the novel|
|Appears in:||Thesis - Literature |
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