Author : S.Durga 1
Date of Publication :30th November 2021
Abstract: This paper attempts to focus on their writings in feministic approach. Here depicted the struggle of individual to live in the society despite several forces suppressing their survival. Anita Desai, along with Shobha De are writes primarily women’s novels—novels that are addressed to deal with women. Throughout their novels whose focuses on the personal struggles of anglicized, middle-class women in contemporary India as they attempt to overcome the societal limitation imposed by a tradition bound patriarchal culture. This paper will scrutinize woman’s struggle for power as a basic demand of her sensibility.
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