Existential Strain in Nadeem Aslam’s Maps for Lost Lovers

Muhammad Nawaz, Muhammad Mehboob Ul Hassan


Pursuit of essence is the topic and it is a comparative study of the existential elements in Nadeem Aslam’s Maps for Lost Lovers. To look out the meanings of the nature is something about the pursuit of essence. Meaning from nature means to know about the nature and to know about the facts and figures of the nature by man’s own effort and for himself. Comparison is of existential elements in both pieces of literature. The study examines the Existential elements in Nadeem Aslam’s Maps for Lost Lovers. This study is comparative and of Qualitative in nature. Different schools of Existentialism like Christian Existentialism are also part and parcel of research. Primary Data was collected from the text. The analysis of data showed that existential elements were rife in both of the pieces of Literature. 


Existential elements, qualitative, Maps for lost lovers, Christian Existentialism, primary data, rife

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7575/aiac.ijclts.v.6n.4p.22


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