ResearchBib Share Your Research, Maximize Your Social Impacts
Sign for Notice Everyday Sign up >> Login

Irony as an Agent of Precision in the Poems of Nissim Ezekiel

Journal: International Journal of English, Literature and Social Science (Vol.6, No. 6)

Publication Date:

Authors : ;

Page : 31-34

Keywords : Agent; Humour; Irony; Precision; Sarcasm; Satire.;

Source : Downloadexternal Find it from : Google Scholarexternal


Nissim Ezekiel is known for irony in his writings. His poems are filled with verbal irony, irony of characters, irony of situations, irony of life and subtle irony. His technique in writing is unique and attracts a large number of readers. This article studies few of Ezekiel's poems which uses irony as an important element in writing. It attempts to study irony as an agent of precision in his poems. The use of sarcasm and subtle humour are brought forward in his writings which is illustrated in this article. Experiences, situations, human values and happiness are few of such factors are studied through his poems where irony and satire act as strong agents. The harmony of emotional effects and Ezekiel's sensibility are also studied and documented in the article. The article explores the creative use of irony through Ezekiel's poems.

Last modified: 2021-11-20 14:14:15