Amen

Once upon a time in a land far, far away, where olive trees still bloom, and it sometimes snows, Jesus Christ loved Mary, the prostitute, Mary, the mother, Mary, Martha, Elizabeth, Peter, Paul, Andrew, John, John, Matthew – the tax collector, Mark, James, Simon, even Caesar, but not Caesar’s Palace. He loved the sinners, all…

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Michael K vs Hamlet

I digress. JM Coetzee’s Disgrace is not my personal favourite of the South African-born Man Booker Prize winner and Nobel Laureate. Rather, it is The Life and Times of Michael K for which he was awarded his first Booker Prize. I used Sigmund Freud’s Oedipus Complex to perform a literary review of Coetzee’s text. I…

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Aesthetic Value of Disgrace

“For a man of his age, fifty-two, divorced, he has to his mind, solved the problem of sex rather well. “  The Man Booker Prize awarded to JM Coetzee’s controversial Disgrace and its corresponding praise and criticism, both subjective and objective, vindicates my view that this novel has great aesthetic value as a literary work…

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