Parineeta Critical Analysis

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A timeless love story from the master storyteller Saratchandra Chattopadhyay of Bengal set story in early Twentieth century Kolkata; Parineeta (The Married Woman) is the unforgettable story of a child-woman’s intense and bittersweet romance. Lalita, an orphaned girl who lives with her uncle, considers herself betrothed to Shekhar, her guardian. After several failed attempts, Lalita finally gets the egoistical Shekhar to admit that he reciprocates her feelings. However, tensions erupt between Shekhar’s wealthy father and Lalita’s poor but principled uncle, and the situation is further complicated by the arrival on the scene of Girin, a mild-mannered eligible bachelor, who is attracted to Lalita. The lover’s world is turned upside down and Shekhar and Lalita find themselves estranged. Years later, they meet again, and the story takes another unexpected turn... Parineeta is a classic that has captured the imagination of generations of readers. Parineeta (Bengali: Porinita) is a 1914 Bengali written novella by Saratchandra Chattopadhyay is set in Calcutta, India during the early part of the 20th Century. It is a novel of social protest which explores issues of that time period related to class, religion and society. Sratchandra’s works have been translated into various languages and made into films as well. The book has been actually written in Bengali but has been translated to several editions in 1934 book came up with Marathi Edition, in 1937 it

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