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Critique of Religious Heresies in PK

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

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Page : 137-144

Keywords : Heresies; Hegemonies; technology of self; assumptions; discourse.;

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The main objective of this research is to critique over religious heresies in Raj Kumar Harsni's PK.AS an alien character PK, who questions over religious discourse. pk is a covered of ideas about a stranger in the city who ask question that no one has asked before. They are innocent questions, but they bring about catastrophic answers. As a main character pk become ideological gaze of Tapasvi Ji (Shukla). So called great religious man like Tapasvicreates the religious assumption as a discourse and through this discourse he imposes his self-interest upon these common people. In long run these practices hegemonies the common people and these people practice artificial ideologies as if these are natural. But PK's question over these artificial ideologies.Pk's childlike innocence, his Bhojpuri accent to the character of pk but it is works here as a technology of self which he success to defy the religious heresies.

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