The Quest for Selfhood in Jaishree Misra’s Ancient Promises

1NIMILA S F, Dr. J GIFTLIN IYADURAI

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Abstract:

Jaishree Misra‟s Ancient Promises reflects the mental psyche of Indian women in modern times. The analysis draws a picture of the woman trying to find a space for herself in a highly discriminative world. Misra clearly portraits domestic violence in this novel. Janaki of Ancient Promises represents a new woman who rebels against the patriarchal society by breaking the old traditions and beliefs. Here, Janu suffers a lot to attain her female self. The paper asserts that every woman has an inner self to be exposed.

Keywords:

Discriminative world, Domestic violence, Patriarchal society, Female self

Paper Details
Month10
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 10
Pages793-7933