The Conflict between Past and Future: A Study of Rose Tremain’s The Road Home and The Colour

Authors

  • M. Saravanan Research Scholar, PG & Research Department of English, VO C College, Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Dr. P. Premalatha Associate Professor, Department of English, Sri KGS Arts College, Srivaikundam, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Dr. V. Chanthiramathi Associate Professor, PG & Research Department of English, VO C College, Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, India,

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.24113/ijellh.v6i10.5107

Abstract

One’s memories or imaginationsconstitute his or her present life. In simple terms, the present is made up of the reaction to one’s memories or imaginations. This research paper proves how the conflict between the past and the future constitutes one’s present life by analyzing the major characters in The Road Home and inThe Colour. Lev from The Road Homeand Joseph from The Colour are seeking asylum in the past in order to escape the painful present. However, Levmanages to escape from the past and climb the ladder of future. Finally, he becomes a successful entrepreneur in the present. But, Joseph lives in the past. He couldn’t escape from the clutches of it till the end. He not onlylives in the past but also plans to amend it in the future. Consequently, his present life is full of regrets and miseries.

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Published

14-06-2021

How to Cite

Saravanan, M., Premalatha, D. P., & Chanthiramathi, D. V. (2021). The Conflict between Past and Future: A Study of Rose Tremain’s The Road Home and The Colour. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH, 6(10), 2. https://doi.org/10.24113/ijellh.v6i10.5107