David Herbert Lawrence’s point of view on these relationships finds its best expression through the perspective of psychology with symbolism of nature. It also suggests regenerating natural and inexorable relationships between man and woman, and man and nature to explore the mystery of life. F.R. Leaves in his great literary work about D. H. Lawrence. He tells that Women in Love prove D. H. Lawrence as one of the greatest literary artists, and Lawrence is a modern novelist and uses a lot of modern writing techniques to mold the characters.
The concept of women as ‘Shakti’, the primal energy force, finds expression in the famous epic – Mahabharata. In this epic, women are glorified as “light of the house, mother of the universe, and supporter of the earth and all its forests”. It further emphasizes on a mother being the best guru. Manu, the first to codify laws in India, wrote in his Manusmriti – “Where women are verily honored, there the God’s rejoice, where, however, they are not honored, there all sacred rites prove useless”. With ages, these epics have become benchmarks with which status of women is compared.
Name (in full) of Participant: Smt. Himanshu Kandpal Designation: Assistant professor in English Name of the Institution: Govt. M.S. College for women, Bikaner (Rajasthan) E- Mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact Number: 09784728738 Title of the proposed paper: Reinterpretation of Draupadi's myth in Shauna Singh Baldwin's play We Are So Different Now Abstract Myths are important part of any culture and society. Indian scriptures abound in mythological stories which are reinterpreted and revised numerous times by the contemporary writers because these stories are deeply ingrained in the collective unconscious of Indian society and forms the ideological basis of thinking.
She recognized woman’s special abilities to create, to procreate and regenerate as a wife, mother and as an artist, striking a balance between culture and nature, working as a synthesizing agent. The comparison of man to culture and woman to nature presents woman as nurturer and mother while man is worker. It happened because women have been subjected to subordination to men for centuries. This concept also leads people to believe that women’s life is to reproduce, to take care and make men comfortable. Such
On the other hand, Sri Caitanya’s philosophy is regarded by Jiva Goswami as the greatest, in this way, he established the Bhagavata Purana as the highest source of knowledge because it teaches about Caitanya’s philosophy. Caitanya’s philosophy makes the Bhagavata Purana the source of knowledge because it teaches about Bhagavan, that God is a person and supremely worshipable. God possesses unlimited energies, one example of his energies is maya sakti, the material energy which constitutes and creates this phenomenal
Stanton again emphasized women’s political rights and their ability for self-sovereignty that men obtained without question in society. The best example of her echoing her earlier “Sentiments…” comes in the beginning of the speech, where she states that women “must have the same rights as all other members, according to the fundamental principles of our government” and that “her rights and duties are still the same; individual happiness and development.” Stanton makes an allusion to a specific group of women toward the conclusion of her speech, where she states that a married women with children, wealth, “fortune and position, has a certain harbor of safety,” and that such a woman, she examples, contains all the abilities and virtues men so seek in other men. After this, she states that an uneducated women who is “trained to dependence with no resources in herself, must make a failure of any position in life.” This create a quagmire in her thinking. Is Stanton claiming that, in order for a woman to exercise her rights, she must obtain the life of a privileged women, or is she simply drawing the companion that a housewife, by virtue of the multitude of jobs she has to perform, is made able, almost more able, than men to navigate the public and private spheres? Not necessarily.
INTRODUCTION Indian Writing in English has placed an independent status in the realm of Indian literature. Fiction by women writers occupies a major role in the contemporary writing in Indian English. Women writers have come away from traditional portrays of enduring, self -sacrificing women toward conflicted female characters searching for identity and defined their victim status. Anita Nair is one of the finest writers in Indian writing in English. She was born at shoranur in Kerala.
Owing to her free and open treatment of many an institutions of the typical Indiansociety like marriage and sex, she etched her space in her generation just like an iconoclast. Not abusive but honest and straight her opinions infused with power have paved their way in putting up an altogether different picture of the female sexuality and sensibility. Voicing her stand on constructed identity of the male counterpart (woman) and her desire for freedom from such construction, this paper focuses on her writing of her much controversial work My Story – an autobiography written in the most straightforward manner with all honesty and sincerity,exploring the female imagination and putting it on platter for a woman to realize her true identity and for the man to question his. Keywords: Marriage,sex,identity, freedom, tradition,Indian English writing, womanhood, women writing. INTRODUCTION My
Liberal feminists consider freedom in a sense of “personal autonomy”, as living one’s life with one's peculiar preferences and “political autonomy”, as being co-creator of the environment in which they live. Personal autonomy is explained as freedom to exert one’s own will and choices with equal opportunities like men in all aspects of life
Malaysian Nationhood Introduction What’s the meaning and definition of patriotism in Malaysia? Patriotism is the love of one’s own country. It’s a noble virtue that inspires one to sacrifice anything for the welfare of nation. A true patriot values his motherland like in proverb ‘Mother and Motherland are even greater than heaven’. We are here only because our motherland is here.