An Eco-Critical Analysis in Amitav Ghosh’s The Hungry Tide


  • Ms. P. Mythili, Assistant Professor of English, Nandha Arts and Science College, Erode, Tamil Nadu, India


The Ecological bond between man and nature is unbreakable. Each and every living

Creature and plant are the part and parcel of Nature. Man has realised that he is a cosmological product. Whatever happens inner and outerside of a creature, it is the inevitable cause and effect of nature. Realizing this universal truth many writers, poets and Novelist made a prominant place for the environment in their writings. As far as the writers concerned the nature is composed of both the favorable and unfavorable aspects. According to Wordsworth nature is our Guide, Companion, teacher and compassionate mother. Whereas Amitav Ghosh depicts the physical properties of nature. Our Nature/ Environment  sometimes remains calm, sometimes furious, sometimes bright, sometimes dark, sometimes destructive, sometimes creative Amitav Ghosh throws list on the physical aspects of Nature/Environment. He presents both the optimistic and pessimistic note upon our Nature. He also presents the changes which occur in the Nature and their consequences upon us. This article discusses the Ecocritical concepts of Amitav Ghosh in a realistic manner.


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Mythili, M. P. (2019). An Eco-Critical Analysis in Amitav Ghosh’s The Hungry Tide. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH , 7(2), 10. Retrieved from