Mother and Daughter Relationship in Elizabeth Strout’s Amy and Isabelle

Authors

  • S.K. Hemagowri M.Phil (English) Sri Sarada College for Women Salem, Tamil Nadu, India.

Abstract

The relationship between parent and their children is one of the most basic human interactions. In Elizabeth Strout’s Amy and Isabelle (1998) deals with teacher – student trysts and mother – daughter’s relationship. The relationship at the center, a single mother seeks through isolation and strict control to protect her daughter from the things that damage her as a young woman. The transmission of culture made Isabelle Goodrow to save her daughter from evil things. When mother start to strict her daughter from wrong doing; begins a clash between them a black line in their relationship. Elizabeth Strout evokes a teenager’s alienation from her distant mother and a parent’s rage at the discovery of her daughter’s secrets.

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Published

2018-12-10

How to Cite

Hemagowri, S. (2018). Mother and Daughter Relationship in Elizabeth Strout’s Amy and Isabelle. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH , 6(12), 10. Retrieved from https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/5835