International Journal of
English and Literature

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. English Lit.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2626
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJEL
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 270

Full Length Research Paper

The social animal: A scrutiny of Philip Larkin’s “Wants”

Puja Chakraberty
  • Puja Chakraberty
  • Khulna University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh.
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  •  Received: 12 February 2013
  •  Accepted: 15 September 2014
  •  Published: 30 November 2014



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