New woman in post-colonial women’s writingsAuthor(s):
Sajal Vaishnav and Dr. Rashmi BhatnagarAbstract:
Women are the essential and integral part of society. The theories of feminism given by Simone De Beauvoir, Elaine Showalter and Betty Friedan changed the position of woman worldwide and gave rise to the writings about issues related to women. Post-colonial women’s writing includes the impact of feminist movements, the practical issues of women, man-woman relationship, and quest for their identity, treatment by society and women’s expectations and view on that treatment. In post-colonial India, women writers placed their women in the context of changing societal view and scenario. Indian women accepted the patriarchal system of Indian society. They are playing as well as sacrificing their best roles that assigned to them by society. They are willingly allowing themselves to be dominated. Expanding education, job opportunities, modern thoughts from western countries, feminist movements are changing the mentality of women for themselves and forcing them to rebel the old custom of getting suppression.Pages: 10-13 | Views: 253 | Downloads: 91Download Full Article: Click Here
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Sajal Vaishnav, Dr. Rashmi Bhatnagar. New woman in post-colonial women’s writings. Int J Multidiscip Trends 2023;5(3):10-13.