Research Scholar

Department Of English

Andhra University





The new woman refuses to be unvoiced under oppressive restrictions. Feminism intends to rebel against the hostile environment in which a woman is forced to live. It is the struggle against the hardships, neglect and dual moral standards to which women are subjected. The new woman’s demand for her rightful place, recognition and respect due to her is prompted by an inner urge to make her a meaningful one.

Key Words: Feminism, Patriarchy, Emergence, Identity, womanhood, self-reliance.

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