Multiple Identities of a Woman in Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s The Mistress of Spices
Keywords:Conventional, multiple identities, self-identification, migrant, autonomy.
Authors like Kamala Markandeya, Shashi Deshpande, and Anita Desai have chosen the problems and issues faced by the women in today’s male dominated world as the main theme of their books. Divakaruni tries to create a female universe out of the conventional male world. The Mistress of Spices (1997) is the most popular novel written by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. The Mistress of Spices is unique in that it is written as a blend of prose and poetry. This paper tries to analyse the multiple identities of a woman in the select novel of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s The Mistress of Spices.
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