Thematic Study of Chetan Bhagat’s “Half Girlfriend”


  • J. UMA II B.A English Dr. Umayal Ramanthan College for Women Karaikudi.


Novel’ has emerged as the one of most forceful and convincing of all the genres of
literature in recent years. It has been widely accepted as the most appropriate form for the
exploration of experiences and ideas in today‘s world. It is the youngest issue of literature for it
came into the existence in the late 18th century. Novel is the pure production of England. W. J.
Long believes that it is one of England‘s most original contributions to the world. He adds
further that this form of literature or the idea of the modern novel seems to have been worked out
largely on England. However, other genres of literature such as epic, romance and drama are
sown in the oriental world. Of course, these genres are properly shaped and molded in the
western countries, specifically in the soil of England.


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UMA, J. (2017). Thematic Study of Chetan Bhagat’s “Half Girlfriend”. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH , 5(10), 11. Retrieved from