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Volume 5 Issue 6
Peter Carey Novels Represents Myth, Culture, and Religion of Its Kind
|Author(s)||Dr J Naga Madhuri|
Mythology allows taking a journey into an exciting and mysterious world. In every culture and every country during every period of time, people have told stories that explain and define the great acts of nations and peoples. Some of these stories educates, some mystify the culture. The human society is marked by the interpenetration of man with surrounding world and these results in the birth of magic, myth and religion, with their peculiar rituals and ceremonies. The images of myth have to be unnoticed omnipresent demonic guardians, under whose care signs help the man to interpret his life and struggles. Peter Carey has made a case for myth and myth making is found in his writerly career. It occurs in various semantic manifestations in his novels. This paper provides an overview of the use of myth in his novels. It examines True History of Kelly Gang (2000), and My Life as a Fake (2003) to illustrate how mythmaking operates in the fictional reality of his novels. Peter Carey's Novels: Exploring Myth, Culture, and Religion. This research paper delves into the rich tapestry of Peter Carey's novels, examining how his literary works serve as a nuanced exploration of myth, culture, and religion. Carey, an influential Australian novelist, has consistently employed his storytelling prowess to navigate the complexities of these themes, offering readers a unique perspective on the interplay between fiction and cultural narratives. Through a comprehensive analysis of selected novels, this paper aims to illuminate the ways in which Carey's writings contribute to the understanding and reinterpretation of myth, culture, and religion in the context of his Australian heritage.
|Keywords||Keywords: Mythology, Culture, Religion Rituals, Ceremonies, Semantic.|
|Published In||Volume 5, Issue 6, November-December 2023|
|Cite This||Peter Carey Novels Represents Myth, Culture, and Religion of Its Kind - Dr J Naga Madhuri - IJFMR Volume 5, Issue 6, November-December 2023. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2023.v05i06.9101|
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