Authors : Bhalchandra V. Atkulwar and Sambhaji M. Warkad
Page Nos : 10-13
Literature has always reflected human-nature relationship. We can't conceive human life without nature. There was harmonious relation between man and nature. But with Industrial revolution, and modern technology humans have begun exploiting nature. Today, mankind is facing severe environmental crisis everywhere on the planet.
Ruskin Bond has always remained a true lover of nature. His stories observe and contemplate the symbiotic connection between man and nature. This paper is an attempt to explore the key issues in Ruskin Bond’s selected short stories like interdependent relationship between man and nature, harmful effects of human exploitation of nature and human accountability to the environment.