Sri lankan Literature – HNDE

Misunderstanding by J.S.Tissanayagam

Analysis of J.S.Tissanayagam’s Misunderstanding Subject-matter: A university student called Bandula trying to reach high society Main theme: Inability to understand the inner mentality of another person Sub themes: upper class mentality mere ostentation inaccessible goals inflict a person The real person is hidden in one’s inner self. Techniques: 3rd person narration, conversational …

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Mother in law by Jean Arasanayagam

Summary and Analysis of Jean Arasanayagam’s Mother in law Mother in law Poem “You people are all gulping down your food, first before thinking of the gods, it is our custom to give the first mouth to the gods the crows are the “vahanam of Sani” she says.” The mythical belief rooted …

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