The Narcissistic Rage in Making of a Psychopath: A Psychological Inquiry of Anita Nair’s Cut Like Wound

  • Yadu R Krishna M.Phil Research Scholar, Department of English, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
  • M Ashitha Varghese Assistant Professor, Department of English, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore

Abstract

Crime fictions are always celebrated in literature and among which psychopaths are the major interest of the crowd. Deeply analysing these characters of psychopaths one can find various psychological reasons behind them and this paper is intended to analyse one reasonbehind the psychopathic behaviour. The researcher has selected the character of Chikka from Anita Nair’s Cut like Wound.The objective of this paper is to analyse and understand the narcissism in the psychopath and then to identify the role narcissistic rage has played in the making of the psychopath. The researcher follows a step wise analysis of identifying the characters of a narcissist in the psychopath and then identifying the traces of narcissistic rage in the life of the psychopath which brings out the psychopath in him. The researcher has done a psychological reading of the text to understand these characteristics features of the psychopath.

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2020-12-22
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Krishna, Y. R., & Ashitha Varghese, M. (2020). The Narcissistic Rage in Making of a Psychopath: A Psychological Inquiry of Anita Nair’s Cut Like Wound. Shanlax International Journal of English, 9(S1-Dec2020), 67-69. https://doi.org/10.34293/english.v9iS1-Dec2020.3622
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