Aspects of Self Expression in R. K. Narayan’s The English Teacher

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Chandni Rani


K. Narayan is considered to be one of the outstanding writers of Indian writing in English whose contributions to novel writing and story writing is noteworthy. The present work depicts the aspects of self expression in his autobiographical novel ‘The English Teacher’. The novel consists of a story of a happily living couple Krishna and Susila who ultimately met unfortunate days when the female partner Susila leaves the world in an early age. Krishna finds himself amidst grief and pain after his beloved wife is dead and he tries contacting her soul. The complete study of the novel brings out the result that the story is of no one else but Narayan’s own.


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Chandni Rani. “Aspects of Self Expression in R. K. Narayan’s The English Teacher”. The Creative Launcher, vol. 4, no. 6, Feb. 2020, pp. 77-83, doi:10.53032/tcl.2020.4.6.13.


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