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Surname 1 Name: Lecturer: Course: Date: Literary Analysis of Mother Savage and The Boarding House The narrative Mother Savage by Guy de Maupassant and The Boarding House by James Joyce are significant literal works that incorporates themes that define the purpose of the narratives. Though the narratives are written using distinct writing styles, they revolve around a similar theme of feminism which evidently sets the stage for other primary themes in the narratives. The two narratives distinctly interwove various literal elements which include symbolism, imagery and metaphor to form a series of events which captivates the readers in a man dominated society of the 19 th and 20 th century. The two narratives are in a way formed under the realist genre which states the relevance of an author in any work whose role is to reproduce the illusion of life for the society to see. Mother Savage is a narrative whose primary theme is revenge focused through the war in 19 th century. Through this theme the author unravels the hidden reality of the situation in which the commons and the oppressed take part in to the significant parts of the society while the powerful in the society takes credit of the situation. Through this aspect the author removes the actual perception of the war as a way of protecting the society while it is the major cause of failure in peace, harmony and equality in the patriarchal society. Based on this facet the theme of
Surname 2 feminism lays a background for analysis of the two works in contrasting manner. The role of

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