The Motif of Motion in ‘Ulysses’, ‘Lolita’ and ‘On The Road’

The Motif of Motion in ‘Ulysses’, ‘Lolita’ and ‘On The Road’


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  • LCC Subject Category: Linguistics, Languages and Literature
  • Publisher's keywords: The Motif of Motion,‘Ulysses’, ‘Lolita’ and ‘On The Road’
  • Language of fulltext: english
  • Full-text formats available: PDF
  • Time From Submission to Publication: 4


    Sandra Sumonja


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Popular culture is one of the inevitable concepts in the postmodern era and one of the cornerstones of 20th and 21st century. In this paper, we will examine some of the main features of modern life that reflect trends in popular culture, such as the motif modes of movement, daily life, home and dining. Throughout examples we will see just how modern and postmodern literature is imbued with popular trends and how strong the relationship between reality and its reflection through creative literary work is. What becomes popular- is what is written about, what is given far greater attention that conservative and traditional and as such- a primary feature of everyday life it finds its expression in the novels like Joyce’s ‘ Ulysses’, ‘Lolita’ by Vladimir Nabokov and ‘On the Road’ by Jack Kerouac.

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