Indian English Literature Summary

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ABSTRACT Literature is one of the fine arts like music and painting. It is an expression of life through the medium of language .literature is composed of books which are of great human interest due to their subject matter and mode of presentation. Indian English literature refers to work of writers in India who writer in the English literature and whose native or co-native language could be one of the numerous languages of India. Women’s suffering is before the 19th century, young women lived under the economic and disciplinary authority of their fathers until they married and passed under the control of their husbands. In order to secure a satisfactory marriage, a woman needed to bring a substantial dowry. In the wealthier families,…show more content…
The dream of independence and decolonization were portrayed clearly. The incidents like orgies of rape and murder, staged in the name of freedom. In the beginning, Ida, narrator and daughter of protagonist ,trying to reclaim her mother’s secret life, turns out to be main story. Virmati was a child of a conservative Hindu family, comes of age in the turbulent and optimistic. It was considered to be the time of transformation to the educated Indians. Exposed to taste the new wine of freedom, Virmati encounters freedom fighters of all religions and persuasions, falls in love and married professor. Sequestered with mother-in law, Co-wife and stepchildren, Virmati uses advanced education as an escape route. It is true here, Education led to independence and loose conduct’’ Her progress parallels the new -bound freedom of educated Indian women, but double standards prevail, increasing awareness of the ties…show more content…
The role of other women like Virmati’s cousin Shakuntala and her friend Swarnalatha would have been great influence in her life, if she would have followed them keenly. Shakuntala appears to be an exemplar of the “”Modern” or “Liberated” women. she studied taught and took part in political movement; event the most after marriage she kept firm grip on her autonomy and thus she because a pole of attraction of Virmati’s listened... drawn towards Shakuntala, to one whose responsibilities went beyond a husband and children . what happens to Virmati’s is no doubt the representative destiny of the Indian
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