WOMEN’S STRUGGLE AGAINST INDIAN TRADITION AND PATRIARCHY IN CHITRA BANERJEE DIVAKARUNI’S NOVEL SISTER OF MY HEART

Authors

  • Dr. Chhaya Rani Assistant professor, MMH College Ghaziabad
  • Neha Sharma Research Scholar, MMH College Ghaziabad

Keywords:

Indian society, women, patriarchy, tradition

Abstract

India is the most religious country. The culture of India is full of rituals. It follows a particular tradition and social values. Social conservatism is found in Indian society where men and women play different roles. Men are always supposed superior to women. Women don’t have their self -identity and self- existence without a male partner but they always try to search a male dominance free place for themselves. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni  has presented a long  time struggle of  women who  are  facing such issues . Now  women are aware enough to take equal rights and opportunity in patriarchal society. They raise their inner voice to fight against this conservative mind-set .The present study is focus on the lives of Indian women and  their struggle in male dominated society.

References

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II. Divakaruni, Chtra Banerjee. Sister of My Heart. Newyork: Anchor Books,1999. Print

III. Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee. “ What Women Share”, Bold Type (1998). http://www.randomhouse.com / boldype/ 0199 /divakaruni / essay. Html. Web.

IV. Sahoo, Sarojini. Sense and Sensuality: A Collecion of Essays on Sexuality, Feminity and Literature. “Motherhood and Sexuality” New Delhi: Author Press. 2010. P.22. print)

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Published

15-02-2023

How to Cite

Dr. Chhaya Rani, & Neha Sharma. (2023). WOMEN’S STRUGGLE AGAINST INDIAN TRADITION AND PATRIARCHY IN CHITRA BANERJEE DIVAKARUNI’S NOVEL SISTER OF MY HEART. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 9(2). Retrieved from http://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/2627