The poetic work is approved as text for many institutes in the state of Tamil Nadu. The verses of Kar Narpathu are exceptional in the execution of similes which help to teach the moral codes with the employment of basic occurrences from daily life.
Composition of Kar Narpathu
Kar Narpathu (Kar Narpatu) is an assemblage of ethical Tamil verses which were written by the Tamil poet Kannan Koothanaar or Kannankoottanar. This post Sangam work is one of the 18 minor literary works in Tamil which are incorporated in the Patinenkilkkanakku anthology series. The venpa in its variation forms constitutes as the metre of the Tamil poetic work. The numerous poems in Kar Narpathu were constructed in the Akam or Agam tradition of Tamil literature from Sangam age, which vividly narrates the internal or subjective concepts and topics. The Akam tradition implemented in the Sangam literature refers to the different subject matters which are related with the intangible concepts of life such as love, human emotions and feelings, disagreement between lovers, severance, desperate desire to meet lover etc.
The most of the poems in the literary collection of Kar Narpathu describe the female protagonist of the tale being consoled after being grief struck by some unfortunate incident. The friend of the heroine comforts her by elaborately narrating the inherent natural splendour and exquisiteness of the monsoonal season.
The work of Tinaimoli Nurru Aimpatu, in a simple and concise way, mentions a number of moral and ethical codes that are compulsory for regular life of every individual, as well as for the betterment of the society.