A STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF GHANI KHAN’S THE PATHAN
The study aims to explore the style of Ghani Khan in his work The Pathans. He has used a unique style and structure which is significant for the researcher. The book contains figures of speech such as simile, metaphor, anaphora, satire, personification, juxtaposition, hyperbole, symbol, alliteration, and oxymoron. Through these devices, these have deflected the norms, values, history, and politics of the Pathan tribe. These are thoroughly researched and examined stylistically in the paper using the approach of Barry's presentation of literary devices of linguistic and stylistic categories. Barry's concept allows for critical interpretation of language descriptions. According to the study's findings, the author used various figures of speech in his book to provide a vivid description of the Pathan tribe and their way of living their history and politics as well. Furthermore, the study finds that Khan has used a unique style and used many literary devices to portray the norms, values, and culture of the Pathan tribe. His choice and arrangement of words plays a vital role in the deflection of the Pathan tribe.