Research Article

The Theme of Loneliness and Perseverance in Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe and ‘The Wall’ by Marlene Haushofer



The current research has been developed to conduct a comparative analysis between the writings of Daniel Defoe and Marlene Haushofer. Each of the writing has been developed to highlight the various factors of life like society, individuality, isolation, and loneliness. In his writing, Daniel Defoe’s showed how people could take the driving position of life for control over loneliness. On the other hand, Marlene Haushofer in her writing showed the interconnection between modernized lifestyle and developing chances of loneliness. Both of the writers by their writing explore and depict the consequences and probability of different livelihoods. Research has been developed in the form so that the reason and the way of getting solutions over it will be in aligned form. Maintaining the logical sequences in the research work is essential to establish authenticity in research work. It enhances the reliability of the research result. Descriptive research methodology has been used in the research to understand the scope of progressing research work efficiency. Data collection has been done considering the secondary method. The research paper has been reviewed thoroughly to better understand the narrative style and the theme of writing. After the collection has been made, all of the data has been monitored to check their impact on the practical life of the individual. Research result has been provided with the multiple scopes for solution implication. Self-help along with professional scope has been analysed to make the conclusion more informative. The tracking and monitoring process has been highlighted in the discussion part to highlight the implication scope for health workers. On the other hand, it has provided hope for self-monitoring in terms of self-help to get better access to their lives. Phenomenological impact and personality resilience have been monitored to evaluate their impact in developing the consequences of loneliness in individual life. From the research analysis and findings, it has been concluded that self-monitoring and a suitable living environment are the best options to eradicate the chances of loneliness development.

Article information


International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Translation

Volume (Issue)

4 (8)





How to Cite

Brainee, H. J. (2021). The Theme of Loneliness and Perseverance in Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe and ‘The Wall’ by Marlene Haushofer. International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Translation, 4(8), 136–142.



Loneliness; individuality; surveillance; self-monitoring; social support