Feminism in Manju Kapur’s The Immigrant
Keywords:Gender quality, Quest of identity, Inner conflict,Â Migration, and Dimension.
Feminism has been talked by millions and millions of people. Not only female but also some male writers expose themselves as the feminist writers. Some of them are R.K.Narayan, Bhabhani Bhattacharya, Mulk Raj Anand and Rabindranath Tagore. Feminism is a movement that arise for the equal rights of female in society, political, economical and social rights. And the feminism which has been talked in this novel The Immigrant was about Nina’s struggle in her married life and her quest for identity. Manju Kapur explained the inner conflict of the female character. Manju Kapur works usually deals with the feminine point of view. Marriage is the part of life. But in Indian culture women who get married to a alien family migrate to her new family. Here the feminism speaks migration separates one from their mother land towards an alien land. Nina character migrates from India towards abroad and she changed herself to that society. Finally there is a complete change in her personality and mentality and she develops a new dimension towards life and she is moving ahead.
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