The novel presents the early 20th century Japan. The narrator of the novel is a university student. While studying at the university, he comes across an enigmatic and aloof older man. The narrator calls him Sensei. The author basically deals with the psychological and ethical problems which the Meiji era intellectuals had to face. They were dedicated to the Confucian doctrine but they were compelled to reconcile their Confucian dedication to the public with the individualism imported from the West. Even during the lifetime of Meiji, the individualistic tide of thought had emerged in the society presented in the novel. Ready Reference Treatise: Kokoro Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis
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|Size: ||293 KB|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781329291560 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|