Struggling women characters in Manju Kapur’s Difficult Daughters

1R.SUBATHRA, Dr.D.DHANALAKSHMI

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Abstract:

Manju Kapur is one of the most prominent Indian women English novelists. She has added a new dimension to the Indian Fiction. Has focused on some of the common issues pertaining to the life of women,especially Indian women. Some of the most dominant themes found in her ficition include mzrriage, family relationship, husband- wife relationship,separation and extramarital relationship. Marriage is one of the most prominent themes in the fictions,various shades of relationship get projected evaluated and experienced in this stitution called marriage. There are characters who marry because of social pressure, there are some that feel suffocated within the bonds of marriage and eventually break free of it and there are those characters who adjust and struggled somehow or the other and make their relationship work.

Keywords:

Struggle for identity, feminism, tradition and modernity

Paper Details
Month1
Year2019
Volume23
IssueIssue 1
Pages1087-1091