King Chulalongkorn’s Worldview on Nature

  • supaporn kongsirirat faculty of Humanities Naresuan University
Keywords: King Chulalongkorn, royal writing, worldview on nature

Abstract

Abstract

          This research article aims to study King Chulalongkorn’s worldview on nature as perceived in six royal writings. The analysis employs the conceptual frameworks concerning the worldview on nature and ecocriticism. The results reveal that King Chulalongkorn perceives nature as having great power as well as the selection and allocation ability to make itself adaptable to its environments. Nature is also perceived to influence human culture and habit, and man’s livelihood is mainly dependent on nature. Man, therefore, relies heavily on nature while taking endless advantage of it. When nature is inevitably affected, so is man. The enforcement of the law to protect nature by King Chulalongkorn could derive from this worldview on nature. 

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Published
2021-05-02
How to Cite
kongsirirat, supaporn. (2021). King Chulalongkorn’s Worldview on Nature. Wiwitwannasan Journal of Language and Culture, 5(1), 85-108. Retrieved from https://so06.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/wiwitwannasan/article/view/240661
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Academic articles / Research articles