The Struggle of Women for Self Identity in the Play of Mahasweta Devi’s Bayan

Authors

  • Ms. S.Anu Nithya Master of Philosophy, Department of English, Sri Sarada College for Women,Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India. 

Keywords:

Plight, Weaved, Male-dominated society,  Deployed, Conventional belief.

Abstract

The suppression and Struggle of the plight of subaltern women is portrait in the works of Mahasweta Devi and in particularly in her play “Bayan”. A woman is a woman because of the strict conventional belief weaved around her by male-dominated society. In the play “Bayen”, Chandidasi is a protagonists, as a woman she suffers a lots throughout her life. She belongs to community of Kalu Dome, who faces many challenges at several levels. She was not only deployed by the social rights, but also those which she deserved as a human. It is remarkable that chandi, after declaring as a Bayan, faces these problem not by upper class society but by her own community and by her own people. Throughout the play Chandi could be seen struggling for her own self identity

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Author Biography

Ms. S.Anu Nithya, Master of Philosophy, Department of English, Sri Sarada College for Women,Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India. 

 

                                            

 

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Published

2018-12-05

How to Cite

Nithya, M. S. (2018). The Struggle of Women for Self Identity in the Play of Mahasweta Devi’s Bayan. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH , 6(12), 9. Retrieved from https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/5664