Laila again struggled for her second child, again a sacrifice, even when the child this time belonged to Rasheed. The doctor said, “if we delay, you will lose the baby” “then cut me open....cut me open and give me my baby. (P- 283)” the strength and edurance of a woman has no end. The introductoion of zalmai, a male child, as a counterpart to the female child, aziza, serves to illustrate further the unfair treatment of woman under the present government. Later in the story, a fire destroys Rasheed’s shop, leaving him unemployed, at the same time Mariam comes to know of her father’s death.
She goes through with the act of killing Jason's new bride - Medea's children bring her a poisoned gown, which also ends up killing the King of Corinth. - And then faces the tough act of murdering her own children who she loves dearly. She does the awful deed and refuses to allow Jason access to their bodies to bury them or the ability to say goodbye to them, “For I'll send the children to her with
As in Season of the Rainbirds Aslam throws light on the love affair of Azhar and Elizabeth where Elizabeth Massih is punished for her immodest act but Azhar is not denounced due to male dominance which is proof to an unequal social structure prevailed in the Pakistani Muslim society. The issue of Azhar and Elizabeth reaches the climax after the sermon by Maulana Hafeez on Friday. Elizabeth’s clothes are torn and she is dragged naked in streets out of Azhar’s house (p.229). Nadeem Aslam’s both novels; go side by side in terms of feminist concerns like oppression, subjugation and physical violence. In Season of the Rainbirds, Burkat is giving divorce to his wife Suraya because according to Canadian rule, he can keep only one wife, but in Islam men are allowed to marry more than one wife (Season p. 59).
Clara tried to tell Alex of their son, David’s nightmares. The experience lead Alex to override his programming and accessed the previously sealed files on his attempted murder. Alex knew his son witnessed the explosion and he was shocked from the previously sealed files. Alex pursued Vallon’s gang for revenge. He managed to kill the boss.
Othello at that point mourns butchering his significant other after people see her dead at the scene. Desdemona hireling reveals all the affirmation of Iago endeavoring to set everyone up so he could recoup his hurled. Iago later than murders the made for screeching on him. By then, later Othello has approached Cassio for his remission of the false affirmation he has heard among Desdemona and him. Roderigo leaves affirmation of Iago setting everyone up and is later tormented.
In these two stories men shown their aggression and put it on human beings by imprisoning wives and killed their lovers. In third story couple is living with a fake identity as they were persecutor of a murder in past. Apparently husband and wife Mr. and Mrs. Craig was lover in past when Mr. Craig had a wife named as Miss Wingford. She gets murder by her husband as she was the only hurdle in the union of him and his lover. These stories illustrate the theme of possessive desire where they turned so selfish that killing human beings do not bother them.
She started with the oppression; women were facing at that time and concluded the subject that lack of education in women is the one major reason behind their subjugation. After her successful campaign of brining change in the department of education and marriage, many feminists looked at the components which are attributing to the oppression of women. Writer such as Simon de Beauvoir explored the fact about a woman body which was considered as an object from years and was dealt as property. She propagated the idea that the women are only sex object for men and have no place in man’s world. She raised the question on the subjectivity of man and illustrated the position of “women as other” (1).
It has always been a favorite canvas to explore the gender and social discrimination against women in the society. Almost all fictionists have portrayed a woman as submissive to the patriarchy. They described her as oppressive under the reinforcement of age-old tradition and customs. It seems that the projection of female sensibilities became the trend of the writing. Indian women novelists in English literature explored the pathetic plight of a woman forced to suffer from birth to death in a male dominated social
Her story credentials the collapse of the body of marriage to guard women in a way of life which is supported on an impression of women 's addiction on the male mask. It also foregrounds the disappointment of the authorized alterations on polygamy and divorce laws to authorize women within the accessible socio-cultural and ideological stipulation of any community. Finally, Aparpokkho employs the female body and the maternal womb (of Jamuna) as a site of contestation and confront to the system of patrilineal descent which categorizes system of patriarchy in any state or a country. Through changing the womb into a subject mark, Taslima opens the initial root of male
Political warfare led to the death of innocent people like Hassan, his wife Farzana and countless others. It led to their son Sohrab being orphaned, captured and exploited. In the novel, Rahim Khan describes how the war instigated a fear of getting bombed in even going from one neighbourhood to another to buy a carpet, causing most people to stay locked away at home. Most of the time, political warfare knows no bounds. The Taliban killed people in the name of religion, claiming that it was their ‘punishment’ and it was the will of God to have them killed brutally.