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ABSTRACT This paper focuses on “Emerging Womanhood” In AnitaNairs“Lessons in Forgetting”. In fact the works by women writers constitute a major segment of the contemporary Indian writing in English Today women are seen establishing their identity in almost all walks of life and they have heralded a new consciousness in the realm of literature too. Like other women writers,Anita Nair’s writing reveals a story about real people second chances and fresh beginning, “Lessons in Forgetting” narrates a tale of two individuals who manage to work through all the odds. Nair writes about how women wants to be free. They fight against the burden on them In short, in her works Nair writes about the challenging attitude and rebelliousness against the traditional…show more content…
Anita Nair portrays women from the traditional subjugated and marginalized to the extremely modern and liberated point of view. In Lessons in Forgetting, Anita Nair discussed to redefine the role and the rebel of women. Her writing reveals a story about real people, about second chances and fresh beginning. It deals with love, dependency and betrayal. In Lessons in Forgetting, Nair brings about a new and viewed look of Meera, acarefully corporate wife with a successful career as a writes of cookbooks. One day her husband fails to come home of after a party and she becomes responsible for the running of Lilac House, their rambling old family home in Bangalore. Enter Professor J.A. Krishnamurthy, a renowned cyclone studies expert on a very different trajectory in life. In a bedroom in his house lies his nineteen -year – old daughter Smriti, left comatose after a vicious attack on her while she was on holiday at a beach side. A wall of silence and fear surrounds the incident for, the grieving father is helped neither by the local police, nor by her boy friend in his search for the truth. Through a series of coincidences, Meera and Jak find their lives turning and twisting together with the unpredictability and sheer inevitability of the
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