The theme of loneliness and lack of communication in A Summer Bird Cage (1963) by Margaret Drabble and The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake (2010) by Aimee Bender

This paper aims to look at two novels A Summer Bird Cage, (1963) by Margaret Drabble and The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake (2010) by Aimee Bender which were written in two distinct periods and which thematise the idea that despite the progress in the society and in technology, human relations remain fragmented and people, while living in a crowd, are pushed towards isolation and loneliness against their own will in both periods. Both of the novels testify to the idea that, the more the society is advanced, the less the individuals communicate, which is at the basis of all psychological problems that human beings go through. There is very little difference in the degree of loneliness and lack of communication as reflected in the novels despite the fact that they appear in quite distinct forms
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D. Alpakın Martınez Caro, “The theme of loneliness and lack of communication in A Summer Bird Cage (1963) by Margaret Drabble and The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake (2010) by Aimee Bender,” Littera: Edebiyat Yazıları, pp. 137–146, 2013, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: