عنوان مقاله [English]
The literature of every society is an effective factor in reflecting social realities and correcting the weaknesses of that society. As a part of literature, the novel, and in particular socialist realism novels, can better convey its audience in acquiring an image similar to what they see and feel. The "Bamboo" is a social novel that is realistic in describing the Kuwaiti community. Therefore, in this research, the descriptive-analytical method has been tried to extract and review the most important social themes discussed in the book, such as welfare, class tension, race importance, class discriminative, social control, customs and the status of Asian workers. The novel represents a multifaceted community that contradicts some of its aspects with others. A Muslim community with values that Islam does not accept; the customs and traditions of this society are collectively meaningful, but within it there is a lot of class tension. In the end, the author tries to describe the facts from a different perspective (someone outside the community) to the audience to look at different issues and to present a solution to the situation by introducing the most indubitable Islamic principles and emphasizing the principle of tolerance.