A Structuralist Narratological Analysis of Mohsin Hamid’s Novel The Last White Man

Authors

  • Sana Anam M. Phil Scholar, Department of Linguistics & Literature, Qurtuba University of Science and Information Technology, D. I. Khan, KP, Pakistan
  • Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Associate Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, The Shaikh Ayaz University Shikarpur, Sindh, Pakistan
  • Hafiz Rizwan Sharif Master Candidate in Sociolinguistics & Multilingualism, Department of Lithuanian Philology, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.35484/ahss.2024(5-I)02

Keywords:

Narrator, Story, Structuralism, Voice, narration mode, focalization technique, time and mood

Abstract

This research article conducts a comprehensive Structuralist Narratological Analysis of Mohsin Hamid’s novel, The Last White Man. Employing the framework of structuralist theory, the study explores the intricate narrative structures and underlying patterns within the text, shedding light on the novel’s construction and the significance of its narrative elements. The analysis delves into the interplay of characters, plot, and discourse, unraveling the textual complexities that contribute to the overall meaning and aesthetic experience of the novel. By applying structuralist principles to The Last White Man, this research aims to deepen our understanding of the novel's literary craftsmanship and thematic intricacies, offering valuable insights into Hamid's narrative choices and their implications for the broader field of literary studies.

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Published

2024-01-01

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How to Cite

Anam, S., Ajmal, M., & Sharif, H. R. (2024). A Structuralist Narratological Analysis of Mohsin Hamid’s Novel The Last White Man. Annals of Human and Social Sciences, 5(1), 11–22. https://doi.org/10.35484/ahss.2024(5-I)02