Bored to Death: A Critical Exploration into Boredom during the Covid-19 Pandemic in the Select Poems of Steeve Wheeler and Jane Marla Robbins

Anupama K.T.,

Chitra Thrivikraman Nair


More than a health crisis, the Covid-19 pandemic turned out to be a major disruptive factor influencing the psychological well-being of the survivors. The Covid lockdown, thus provided the recent global brush with boredom, with boredom assuming different faces and persona. The stay-at-home orders had not accounted for this complimentary disease of a phenomenon initially. The confinement for uncertain periods of time proved to be mentally extolling as much as it was anything else. This essay tries to look into the psychological and physiological manifestations of Covid induced boredom as reflected in the select poems of Steeve Wheeler’s Ellipsis and Jane Marla Robbins’ Poems of Covid-19: Stuck in Lockdown: The First Three Months.

Słowa kluczowe: Covid-19, lockdown, boredom, pandemic, Jane Marla Robbins, Steeve Wheeler

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