AbstractsWomens Studies

Women their role and their problems in the novels of shashi deshpande;

by K Venuka

Institution: Manonmaniam Sundaranar University
Year: 2015
Keywords: deshpande; novels; shashi; Women
Record ID: 1201315
Full text PDF: http://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in/handle/10603/38375


deshpande s women protagonists are engaged in an unconscious struggle to newlinerelease themselves from the stranglehold of a tradition bound society they try to newlinetranscend the hurdles laid in the way of self realisation but mostly fail deshpande s newlineworks may be seen as a search for an authentic feminine discourse in which the newlinecommunity of women with a common heritage of oppression are trying to understand newlinethemselves and also work toward a positive social change her novels give voice to newlinemuted ideologies registering resistance she provides her women characters a context newlineto understand themselves she consistently explores the nature of the female world and newlineits outlook she also reconstructs the lost or suppressed or muted records of female newlineexperience even the words used as titles of the novels speak volumes of pain or newlineoppression that women have dark terrors roots shadows binding silence newlinematter small remedies move and deceit newline newline%%%