THE DIARY OF A MADMAN STORY THEME

  • THE DIARY OF A MADMAN  By (GUY DE MAUPASSANT)
  • Crime is sinful act  according to law but the judge in this story himself an agent of law but he does not follow the law. Discuss.

“THE DIARY OF A MADMAN STORY” has many themes in itself that are some obvious and some unobvious.As per themes are insanity,isolation, freedom,misconception,violence, kill to others for pleasure.The theme is killing to others for pleasure is very much prominent .Crime is a bad act according to all religions, countries and laws. Crime is very harmful for us. All the religions and laws give invoke us a lesson that we should avoid the crime.There are many types of crimes in our world Including to kill others,to snatch anything and corruption etc. These are main elements of the crime but in this  story we  throw light on serious crime that is killing or murder.

But in this story, the writer tells us strange type of character who thinks in various manners .The magistrate has a narrow point of view about our nature. He thinks that our nature allotment us a license to killing others. All the nature kills to others for happiness. His choice that kills to other is a very enjoyable thing. we should allow to one another  .In this way we will get real freedom that is necessary for us

In this story, the judge kills a bird of his servant. He cuts the body of bird into pieces. Once again he kills a child in park only for enjoy. He kills a fisher man with axe. All the things reveal that he is against of law and has been made his own law in which everything is loveable. In reality, he has a great respect in society. All the people see him very honorable ayes. But he is the sketch of crime. This story is totally ironical ,we become amaze at every step of the story.

In short”THE DIARY OF A MADMAN STORY” has many themes in itself that are some obvious and some unobvious ,we should not adopt the criminal life because nobody respects the criminals. The criminal has no honor in society. After the death of judge in this story we see  ,he is not follower of the law but he himself a criminal who kill very much person that is enlist his dairy.The judge follows  the rule that is totally against of the law .His theory is very strange ,he becomes to kill others without any personal issues.

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