Important Aspects of Novel Room Donoghue That Portrays Parental Love
Art is a thing that helps a person to portray things, which are unimaginable and sometimes unrealistic. Writers allow their heart, mind and soul to fly through different parts of world that has been filled with emotions. There are writers who have touched the feelings of people by their words and writings. One such writer is Emma Donoghue whose recent launch of a novel, ‘Room’ has set fire among the readers. Room Donoghue has reached hearts of million people because of her narration and portrayal of feelings of 5-year-old boy, Jack. Considered as one of the literary hits of the year, it symbolizes the complete talent of the author.
First, the author has to be congratulated for her brave act in publishing this book. The boy, Jack, who leads a busy life, explains his feelings on doing things every day. He is a smart kid with great energy and imagination who is trapped in a 11-by-11 foot room along with his mother. The first half of the novel reveals about Jack’s mother who has been spending her life in the room for the last 7 years. She was raped repeatedly and now she has Jack with the help of whose voice Donoghue expresses her thoughts. ‘Ma’, this is how Jack calls his mother who has spent all her time in teaching, entertaining and nurturing her boy.
Room Donoghue has to be read on private world as it makes user to read it at a stretch. Each family has their own emotions, enjoyment and fun, and Donoghue identifies this more beautifully. The novel has characters like – Rug, Spoon, Wardrobe and Plant. Both Ma and Jack have been provided with a TV, and Jack’s favorite program is Dora the Explorer. The second half of the novel is set at America, and it adds to curious, dislocating feel to Room Donoghue. With the help of Jack, Donoghue has excellently portrayed a tale on surviving a life by crossing all the odds. This book shows the power of storytelling and language that praises the love of motherhood.