14. Locating Culture in Narrative: An Analytical Study of the Autobiography
Author(s) : Dr. Farhat Jabeen Virk/ Dr. Shafia Azam . .ڈاکٹر فرحت جبین ورک / ڈاکٹر شافیہ اعظم
This article explores the individualistic and cultural elements in Jahan-e-Danish which is a distinguished Urdu autobiography mirroring the characteristics such as poverty and helplessness, great courage, purity of emotions, and novelty of similes. Moreover, we find pasteurization of scenes as well as comic and humorous features at different places in the autobiography. This article reflects the unique writing features of the author including its stylistic and methodological techniques that are important to make an autobiography a distinctive piece of literature. Furthermore, this article does not only illustrate the supernatural elements and lofty thoughts described in the novel which enhance the beauty and richness of this autobiography but also demonstrate how the author using an exclusive style of writing portrays the cultural issues through his personal experiences in a very impartial and natural manner.