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Freedom and Individuality in Githa Hariharan In Times of Siege

Journal: International Journal of English, Literature and Social Science (Vol.3, No. 2)

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Page : 262-265

Keywords : gender; feminine; marginalized; disparity; autonomy.;

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The motivation behind this research was how feminist elements have been reflected in works of Indian women writers like Anita Desai, Githa Hariharan, Meena Alexander etc. The present research work is a critical study of Githa Hariharan In Times of Siege from the perspective of feminism and the study aims to project and interpret the experiences of protagonist, from the point of feminine consciousness and sensibility. The objective of this research is to explore the rejection of patriarchal ideology and male-dominated culture in Githa Hariharan's novel. The research will examine her progressive ideas on women autonomy through education and self-employment. The result will be formulated on the basis of marginalization and inferiority of females, neglection of women in patriarchal society and gender disparity and longings of women in androcentric setup.

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