Exploring The Trope Good Versus Evil In the Schindler’s Ark
Keywords:Historical narration, Moral dimensions, Good versus Evil, Time and Place
The branch of literature of historical narration has been adapted as an advanced way of presenting events in the past through the medium of language. They include more realistic than fictional elements when compared to other works of literature. In 1982, Thomas Michael Keneally promulgated his historical novel Schindler’s Ark, won booker prize award and was adapted into an acclaimed Academy Award-winning film in1993. In one way or the other, all piece of art can contribute to the moral education of people through presenting different moral dimensions. Good versus Evil is a classic theme in literature that has survived for more than 3000 years and has long been ingrained into literature. The trope of Good versus Evil in world literature has dimensions of different perspectives and thus the present paper studies about the conditions in which the concept of good and evil is imbued in the nature of man in Keneally’s novel.