Vol. 4 No. S-29 (2022): Volume 4, Issue S-28, Year 2022

Jayamohan's Personality in the Short Story Yaanai (Elephant) Doctor

Palanisam A
Department of Tamil, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore-641014, Tamil Nadu, India
Uthirakumar P
Department of Tamil, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore-641014, Tamil Nadu, India

Published 2022-12-05


  • Elephant Doctor,
  • Jayamohan,
  • Short story,
  • Humans

How to Cite

A, P., & P, U. (2022). Jayamohan’s Personality in the Short Story Yaanai (Elephant) Doctor. International Research Journal of Tamil, 4(S-29), 206-215. https://doi.org/10.34256/irjt224s-222932

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After the arrival of the British, Tamil literature which was lying dormant, started traveling all over the world on the printing press. Especially the modern literature, which is comprehensible even to the lay people, brilliantly portrays the life of the people without admixture of imagination. In this way, the purpose of this article is to take a closer look at the author's creativity in the short story "Elephant Doctor" in the Aram+ short story collection of the writer Jayamohan. He introduces characters in his work, records hidden histories, tells facts aloud, depicting the chaos of the I.D living people and the fact that the living creatures are greater than humans, the lifestyle of the mountain people, the selfless service, the development of political technology, the intrigues of the medical leaders, the control of scientific notes and other literary resources, and colonialism are the dominant personalities of the Elephant Doctor short story. The conclusion of this article is that if this book is loved and read by fellow human beings, social ills will gradually decrease.


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