The Hindu tradition conditioned the women of the epics to obey their husbands and to be chaste. If they didn’t follow the tradition they were considered as outcast. So, their dharma was to prove their chastity. Epic literary tradition portrayed great heroines like Draupadi, Shakuntala, Sita, etc. who underwent difficult trials and tribulations to prove their chastity.
Roekmini’s factors of politeness strategy Factors that influenced Rekmini’s choice of politeness strategy are Power used by Roekmini for 8 times (38,1%), Social distance implied for 10 times (47,6%), and Rank of imposition applied 3 times (14,3%). Power, Roekmini shows her power factor when she was talking to Kardinah, her younger sister, however, Roekmini also shows her power in front of her step mother, for example, when she convinced her stepmother to go to school, she said that she will still be raden ayu like her mother wants, she symbolized her power by implicitly said that everything is ok, even if she went to school, nothinf will change, she still be raden ayu, Roekmini show this factoer to Kardinah when she give Kardinah commands to stop talking something nonsense, like went to die. Social distance, Roekmini influenced by this factors mostly when she sk a question to others, what makes her showing this factors is because she ask question to someone from different social class like Ngasirah. Ranking of imposition, one of the example how roekmini showing this factor is when she have requested her mother to let her to go to school, “Please mom, help me to go to school“, she said. She shows the great rank of imposition as the greater the request
The Bhagavad Gita is one of the most important philosophical and religious classics in the world. It systematically synthesizes both rational analysis and religious inspiration in answering the fundamental questions of existence. The major ideas woven together in the Gita has their roots in ancient Indian texts like the Vedas, the Upanishads, and the Samkhya and Yoga systems. A number of chapters in the Gita are soaked in the concept of the three gunas of the Samkhya Philosophy. These three gunas are ‘satwa’, ‘rajas’ and ‘tamas’.
But some characters like Sita and Parvati Amma though they were steeped in the Hindu value system, manage to find space and scope for rebellion within the institution they conform to. , In The Thousand Faces of Night, the concept of womanhood was explained mainly through the characters of Sita, Devi and Mayamma. Among the three, Sita was projected as an embodiment of fortitude, sacrificing all her wishes and tastes for the well-being of her husband and daughter. Through the character of Mayamma, Hariharan had depicted the sufferings and predicaments experienced by women in a patriarchal society. But Devi was different from these two characters.
This novel is focused around the idea of men marginalising women, however to a certain extent it is happening in our society today. Each women, either Offred, Moira, Serena Joy or Aunt Lydia portray some kind of feminism in one way or another. Although through the characters of Aunt Lydia and Serena Joy we see how they conform to the rules of Gillead without any resistance, one can assume Atwood does this to demonstrate how brainwashed women will become if they do not have a brain of their own or think for themselves. These two women are only two examples of the many in the society of Gillead that conform, and as the audience we see the consequences from this. Atwood has centred the novel around this to warn the readers of the things women are becoming to do more regularly.
The story is about Arjuna, one of five sons (Pandavas) Their father has died, leaving them in the hands of their uncle, Kauravas (Arjuna cousin). In addition, the Bhagavad Gita is about how justice and injustice were exposed from these two families through a war that will separate all parts of society. However, Duryodhana put together a scheme to trick Arjuna and his family out of their estate by any means necessary. Nevertheless, the Bhagavad-gita comes with at least two stages to be examined and the first one would be between Sanjaya and Dhrtarastra and Arjuna and Krsna. First, Gita accepts behavior that is morally of wrong during of wars from the warrior that saying it is malicious and can be stopped.
The Bhagavad-Gita is significant as a scriptural form in that it contains the idea of revelation occurring through incarnation. God (Visnu) incarnates himself in the human form of Krishna, a prince and chariot driver, to teach people divine truth. (Symbolized by Arjuna, the warrior whose chariot Krishna drives) The story of The Bhagavad-Gita is start with Krishna joins Arjuna on the eve of battle between two related dynasties, the Pandavas and the Kauravas. Arjuna sees his own relatives on both opposing sides and is full of anxiety. Disguised as his charioteer, Krishna explains how one should follow one’s calling in life and for Arjuna this is as a warrior.
Even as she is aware of this appropriation, however, her interiority – her feminine self – does not allow her to evaluate her gendered role or the power differentials between male / female Mukherjee posits Dimple’s descent into insanity as a trope that in the end allows silence to he overcome by an action – that of killing her husband – that simultaneously validates Dimple’s identity even as it confirms her marginality. In Wife, Mukherjee iterates the marginalization of woman by exploring – and exploding – ways in which culture and ideology construct feminine identity.
The Ramayana is a myth poem written in Sanskrit by Valmiki, it belongs to the Hindu culture. The Indian culture is full of myths, and stories that carry lessons and experience from generation to another. Most of those myths are oral; however, this popular myth (Ramayana) has been written and documented, which is one of the reasons that make it sacred by the Hindu nation, and popular in the world of literature. The Ramayana consists of twenty four thousand verses in seven books, and five hundred cantos. It tells the story of Rama (The seventh avatar of the Hindu supreme god Vishnu) whose wife Sita was kidnapped by the king of Lanka (Current Sri Lanka) and his name was Ravana.
These stories are powerful and filled with emotions and the harsh reality. Mahasweta Devi’s work emerges from the sea of mainstream fiction. Her composition has little to do with the insignificant characteristics of privileged section, she shuns the needless. In her writing one see no romanticism in the plight of women who are directly or radically affected by the patriarchal society. Her characters are from the base of the social system, the needful and are genuine, multi- dimensional and very much shaped.