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Seize the Day

Saul Bellow

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Bach, Gerhard, ed. The Critical Response to Saul Bellow. Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1995.

Glenday, Michael K. Saul Bellow and the Decline of Humanism. London: Macmillan Press, 1990.

Hollahan, Eugene, ed. Saul Bellow and the Struggle at the Center. New York: AMS Press, 1996.

Kiernan, Robert F. Saul Bellow. New York: Continuum Publishing Company, 1989.

Opdahl, Keith Michael. The Novels of Saul Bellow: an Introduction. Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1970.

Porter, M. Gilbert. Whence the Power?: The Artistry and Humanity of Saul Bellow. Missouri: University of Missouri Press, 1974.

Rodrigues, Eusebio L. Quest for the Human: An Exploration of Saul Bellow's Fiction. Toronto: Bucknell University Press, 1981.

Trachtenberg, Stanley. Critical Essays on Saul Bellow. Boston: G.K. Hall & Co., 1979.

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Q. Discuss critically the theme of victimization in 'Seize the Day'.

by touhidsm, April 30, 2014

Ans: Seize the day is a reflection of the times in which it was written. The novel was written in a post-war world. WWII created several factors that serve backdrop to Wilhelm's isolation, frustration and anxiety and that represent the feeling of many during the period. Read the full answer at

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Q. Discuss critically the theme of victimization in 'Seize the Day'.

by touhidsm, April 30, 2014

Ans: Seize the day is a reflection of the times in which it was written. The novel was written in a post-war world. WWII created several factors that serve backdrop to Wilhelm's isolation, frustration and anxiety and that represent the feeling of many during the period. Read the full answer at

http://www.josbd.com/seize_the_day_1.html

Q. Discuss the theme of Alienation in Saul Bellow’s 'Seize the Day'.

by touhidsm, April 30, 2014

Answer: Alienation or sense of separation is one of the dominating themes in Bellow’s novel Seize the Day. Saul Bellow is primarily concerned with the well-worn modern dilemma of the individual: desperately isolated and profoundly alone in a society whose only God is money.. Read the full answer at

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