Trapped. Idealists in “Racines du ciel” of Romain Gary

Alicja Jadwiga Koziej

Abstract


The study explores how Romain Gary reviews and rejects various moral attitudes in his novel The Roots of Heaven. His later novel The Kites sheds a new light at this novel from 1956. A cross reading of both novels allows to show why, according to Gary, ideologies are degenerating and what values remain unchanged.


Keywords


Gary, idealist, politician, totalitarianism, human rights

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17951/lsmll.2019.43.1.39-46
Data publikacji: 2019-04-30 09:43:22
Data złożenia artykułu: 2018-11-12 10:49:07

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