IMPACT OF POST COLONIAL IN KIRAN DESAI’S THE INHERITANCE OF LOSS

Authors

  • M. THANGAMEEMA M.Phil English literature Sourashtra college Madurai-625004 India

Abstract

Postcolonial literature is mostly concerns with the problem of displacement and its consequences. Uprooting from one’s own culture and  own land ,it's re-rooting in an alien land are depicted in many postcolonial works. This paper  discuss the postcolonial dilemmas faced by the characters in the novel Kiran Desai’s  The Inheritance of Loss. The novel face the problem of identity and alienation and become frustrated at the end. Even when they come back to their own country, like the Judge in the novel, they develop their sense of distrust and anger. They are in a state of confusion from which they will find it difficult to come out. The paper  mainly focus on the postcolonial experiences of Patel, the Judge and Biju, the son of the Judge’s cook who eventually supposed to have found out happiness in  reunion with his father, though he has lost all that he earned from his brief  time in America.Inheritance of loss shows how colonization affects own society and culture through the characters and through the generations. 

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Published

2018-07-10

How to Cite

THANGAMEEMA, M. (2018). IMPACT OF POST COLONIAL IN KIRAN DESAI’S THE INHERITANCE OF LOSS. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH , 6(7), 7. Retrieved from https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/4329