ISSN 2394-5125

    Different Aspects of Family, Culture, and Society in the Novels of Shashi Deshpande: A Qualitative Study (2019)

    JCR. 2019: 360-368


    This qualitative study explores different aspects of family, culture, and society in the novels of Shashi Deshpande, a prominent Indian author. Through an in-depth analysis of her works, the study examines the themes of patriarchy, gender roles, and relationships in Indian families, as well as the impact of societal norms and cultural values on individuals. The study also explores the portrayal of women and their struggles to break free from traditional roles and societal expectations. The findings highlight the complexities and nuances of family dynamics and societal structures in India, providing insight into the challenges faced by individuals and families in navigating these systems. The study also analyses the role of education and literacy in empowering women to challenge patriarchal norms and seek independence. Overall, the study offers a deeper understanding of the cultural and societal context in which Deshpande's novels are situated, and sheds light on the ways in which literature can provide a lens through which to explore and critique societal norms and values


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    Volume 6 Issue-2