The Quest for Female Identity in Shashi Deshpande’s The Dark Holds No Terrors

Authors

  • Shilpa Sarkar Research Scholar Department of English Guru Ghasidas University Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.24113/ijellh.v8i4.10544

Keywords:

Relationship, Marriage, Identity.

Abstract

Dark Holds No Terror is the second published novel of Shashi Deshpande. Saru, the protagonist of the novel is a well-educated doctor. This study is about her relationship with her parents, brother, how her life changes before and after marriage. Throughout the novel, she suffers mentally, physically and spiritually. She was a neglected child since her childhood. This paper focus on how the protagonist deal with the problems and finally discovers her real identity.

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Published

2020-04-28

How to Cite

Sarkar, S. (2020). The Quest for Female Identity in Shashi Deshpande’s The Dark Holds No Terrors. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH , 8(4), 264-268. https://doi.org/10.24113/ijellh.v8i4.10544