Social Values in Muhammad Hameed Shahid’s Fiction: An Analytical Study

Authors

  • Muhammad Shahbaz Akmal M. Phil Scholar, Department of Urdu, Institute of Southern Punjab, Multan
  • Munawar Amin Assistant Professor, Department of Urdu, Institute of Southern Punjab, Multan
  • Imtiaz Hussain Baloch Chairman, Department of Urdu, Institute of Southern Punjab, Multan
  • Anna Mariam M. Phil Scholar, Department of Urdu, Institute of Southern Punjab, Multan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47067/jlcc.v5i2.178

Keywords:

Social Values, Muhammad Hameed Shahid, Short Stories, Analysis, Urdu, Myths

Abstract

Muhammad Hameed Shahid is a unique fiction writer. He looks at the common people of the society with the eyes of the heart. This article attempts to analyze his short stories in the perspective of social values. He has chosen a very simple and natural technique to reveal the social truth that he has decided to describe. The beauty of his fiction is that the reader feels himself a part or character of his fiction. His main attitude in his stories is to look into the depths of the individual is existence. He seems to search for the motives of human actions in the darkness of the unconscious. He has taken a tour of the human heart. The journey from outer to the inner can only be made by an observant fiction writer and he has portrayed emotions by harmonizing external condition with his internal conditions in such a way that his story feels like everyone’s story.

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Published

2023-06-30

How to Cite

Akmal, M. S., Amin, M., Baloch, I. H., & Mariam, A. (2023). Social Values in Muhammad Hameed Shahid’s Fiction: An Analytical Study. Journal of Languages, Culture and Civilization, 5(2), 195-205. https://doi.org/10.47067/jlcc.v5i2.178