• MISERIES OF WOMEN IN THAKAZHI SIVA SANKARA PILLA' S CHEMMEEN


    Designation : Assistant Professor in English Sasurie College of Arts & Science, Vijayamangalam, Tirupur Dt


    Journal Name : Reserach maGma


    Publication Date : 11/10/2017




    Abstract :
    An Indian English literature is one of the gifts of prominent writers. The Indian English literature has initiated before one hundred and sixty years ago and a number of writer have been contributing to various literary genres. In the 19 th century the new genre that known as novel was introduced in India. The great Tagore, Sri Aurobindo, Mulkraj Anand, R. K Narayanan are played an eminent role in Indian writing in English. Anita Nair is one of the finest writers in 21 st century. She has a good understanding of the psyche of women. Her novels have been translated into over thirty languages. She has translated Thakazhi Siva Sankara Pilla's chemmeen from Malayalam into English. The author portrayed a number of women as pitiful characters in Chemmeen as such as Karuthamma, Chakki, Nallapennu, Papikunju and Panchami. They are played a lamentable and lead role in the novel. This paper clearly expresses the mental and physical sufferings of above mentioned the characters.


    Keywords :
    Miseries of women, Patriarchy


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