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Genre peculiarties in Christopher Buckley’s novel “The White House Mess”

D.F. Pulatova
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UDC 821.111(73)-3

DOI  10.20339/PhS.1-24.125 


Pulatova Diyora F.,

Teacher of the Linguistics and English Literature Department

Uzbek State University of World Languages

ORCID: 0000-0002-5509-9584



This article considers the debut novel of the contemporary American satirist Christopher Buckley. In particular, author of this article states that this novel typologically belongs to “a political farce novel”. Thus, the analysis is done accordingly to the characteristics of the mentioned genre type. Consequently, in the article the main bias is made on the political component of the narrative, therefore satirical images are not fully presented in the article. The purpose of this article is to draw attention to the problem of genre originality of the modern American political satirical novel. The result of this article is the thesis that political satirical novel is the genre that allows writers to most fully reveal their visions of political mechanisms and identify patterns within the political system.

Keywords: political satire, farce novel, genre, typology, American political establishment, flat characters, plot dynamics.



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