Indian mother gave more preference to the male child than the female child. Because they thought that they would raise the condition of the family in future and he brought dowry to the family. Like that Saru 's mother also giving importance to her son not to her daughter. Saru 's father also gives importance to Dhruva only. He used to listen to Dhruva always.
17/PELA/003 IDENTITY CRISIS AND ASSERTION OF THE ‘SELF’ IN THAT LONG SILENCE In the novel That Long silence Shashi Deshpande has created a powerful character Jaya who tries to erase a long silence and fight the problems of self-revelation and self-assessment. Jaya is a representative of the entire female community who never broke their silence. The author attempts to point out how Indian culture and society remains silent and indifferent on the subject of women. Shashi Deshpande shows how social institutions like marriage and family affect the free expression and identity of an individual. The novelist shows the transgression of the protagonist from victimisation to emancipation.
religious aspects of different cultures around the world. An author known as Marjane Satrapi involves cultural aspects that she has encountered throughout her lifespan in her literary work. The book, Persepolis: A Story of a Childhood is a book that is deeply rooted with contexts of contributions that Marjane Satrapi included from her childhood memories. This then allows a reader to
WOMEN’S CHAIN HAVE BEEN FORGED BY MEN, NOT BY ANATOMY-SHASHI DESHPANDE’S CHARACTER SARITA IN THE DARK HOLDS NO TERRORS ABSTRACT Shashi Deshpande is one of the famous contemporary Indian novelists in English. She writes about the conflict between tradition and modernity in relation to women in middle class society. Shashi Deshpande’s novel deals with the theme of the quest for a female identity. The complexities of man-woman relationship specially in the context of marriage, the trauma of a disturbed adolescence. The Indian woman has for years been a silent sufferer.
20 million children grow up every year without a father. A father can be the difference between a child going to school, or beginning a life of crime. A proper relationship between father and son can show good development. In Siddhartha, Hermann Hesse uses love, respect, and trust between father and son to show Siddhartha's enlightenment The Relationship between Siddhartha and his father shows many elements of Respect. Siddhartha grows up in a loving household with a father who cares and he knows that which is why he shows the utmost respect when around him, The story first shows this when Siddhartha first realizes he doesn’t want to be a Brahmin, he goes back home to tell his father.
Indian society expects Man as the head of the family, as he earns more than any other in their family.He controls the family in every aspect of life. Similarly, in Shashi Deshpande’s novel “The DarkHolds No Terror” the protagonist Saru findsa great predicament in surviving her life though she is educated and intellectual. This novel explores the great distress of a middleclass working women who is used as ambush in male dominated society. The
Anita Nair and Shashi Deshpande are the contemporary feminist writers writing in English in India. They mesmerize the readers with their evocative language and descriptions with which their novels are abound. They mainly deal with man-woman relationship and move from tender compassion to sensuality and to raging
Her husband's sense of inferiority complex and the humiliation he feels as a result of society's reaction to Saru's superior position develops sadism in him. Her husband Mann vents his frustration on Saru in the form of sexual sadism, which has been vividly portrayed by Deshpande. “That Long Silence”, the third novel, is about Jaya who, despite having played the role of a wife and mother to perfection, finds herself lonely and estranged. Jaya realizes that she has been unjust to herself and her career as a writer, as she is afraid of inviting any displeasure from her husband. Her fear even discourages her from acknowledging her friendship with another man.
That Long Silence. New Delhi: Penguin Books, 1989 - - - “Demythifying Womanhood : Novelist Shashi Deshpande talks to Veena Mathews.” Ahmedabad, 25 Sep, 1995. Print. Kapoor, Maninder and Singh, Seema. “[After] That Long Silence: A Feminist Narratological Study of Shashi Deshpande.” Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Societies 3.2 (2012): 63-92.Web.
The universal success of Vikram Seth made him the first writer of Indian Diaspora to enter the globe of influential international writers and leave a permanent mark on the global literary sight. Other Indian English Literature novelists of status of modern times include V. S. Naipaul, Shobha De, G. V. Desani, M. Ananthanarayanan, Bhadani Bhattacharya, Arun Joshi, Khushwant Singh, O. V. Vijayan, Allan Sealy, Sashi Tharoor, Amitav Ghosh and others. The writer in the genre of Indian Literature in English, who shook the world, was Arundhati Roy. Her novel, The God of Small Things, won the 1997 Booker Prize and became a worldwide best-seller overnight. Rohinton Mistry, Firdaus Kanga, Kiran Desai, Sudhir Kakar, Ardeshir Vakil, and Jhumpa Lahiri are some other renowned writers with Indian origin.