Gender Stereotypes In Kamala Das's My Story

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The highlight of this paper is to focus on the significance of how Kamala Das transcends the gender stereotypes in her autobiography My Story and her willingness to explore transgressions of the Love Laws in contrast to a Female society which takes the subservient and peripheral position by the authoritative potential of male in the whole history of human civilization, as it breaks the flatness from the erstwhile female Indian writers The autobiography gives an insight into of her life from the age of four where Kamala Das auto biography transcends the typical gender stereotype image of the society and has unambiguously elucidated every concern related with gender, class, caste and oral history by using the straight forward mode of writing. She gives us an rendition in her autobiography about colonial Indian society and their favourism to missionary schools, then her forced and untimely marriage which she was not satisfied and happy ,birth of her children; her blooming literary career her sexual inspiration; infidelity ; and, finally, a slow but steady reconcile with her husband, writing, and sensuality . My story reveals from the first time in Indian English literature the truthful, candor and honesty by women writers of her sexual needs where the women sexuality had to be channelized in order to achieve innate morality which was presumed to be the stereotypical image of the woman, but a commemoration of the omnipresent experience of self, love-despair, torment and
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