Realism and Naturalism in Iris Murdoch's 'The Sea, The Sea'

D. Richa Tripathi
2018 International Journal of English Literature and Social Sciences  
Dame Jean Iris Murdoch's masterpiece, 'The Sea, The Sea' won 'The Booker Prize' in 1978 in which writer attempts to divulge real and natural portrayal of the contemporary society, characters, plot and climax as she wants readers to experience harsh truth and naked reality of practical and normal life instead of portrayal of idealism, impracticality, romanticism, imaginary and fantasies of made-up life. The Sea, The Sea is Murdoch's of the finest attempt to root out odd imaginary and to insert
more » ... at is real and true. This paper reveals that acknowledging truth and accepting reality is the one and only way to know one's real self which helps one to be moral and good.
doi:10.22161/ijels.3.6.48 fatcat:vd37b2jjxjbhhidi5w7defj7yy