Author(s): Seema Jaysi, U.N. Kurrey

Email(s): Jaysiseema34@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2321-5828.2022.00045   

Address: Seema Jaysi1*, U.N. Kurrey2
1Research Scholar, Department of English, Atal Bihari Vajpayee University, Bilaspur (C.G), India.
2Research Supervisor, Department of English, Atal Bihari Vajpayee University, Bilaspur (C.G), India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 13,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2022


ABSTRACT:
India, a country everyone knows for its rich and glorious culture and grand tradition. It is not true this is the subsequence of women. Women have become an important part of this great and glorious convention apart from them to treat cruelly or harshly. No doubt, Indian society a male dominated society. Thus, they hold each opportunity to prove themselves as sensible, responsible and influential. Girish Karnad’s is a prominent playwright of contemporary Indian English drama well known for feministic exploration and concerns in his play. He depicts women as idealistic, attractive, innocent, ignorant, dominating, survives for life, search for identity and even revolting sometime. Girish Karnad presents his female character’s relevance to contemporary context show weakness of male- dominated Indian society. In this respect, perceptive on women characters Padmini from Hayavadana and Rani from Naga-Mandala are discussed.


Cite this article:
Seema Jaysi, U.N. Kurrey. Similarity and Dissimilarity: A study of Karnad’s Female Characters in Hayavadana and Naga-Mandala Plays. Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 2022; 13(4):279-2. doi: 10.52711/2321-5828.2022.00045

Cite(Electronic):
Seema Jaysi, U.N. Kurrey. Similarity and Dissimilarity: A study of Karnad’s Female Characters in Hayavadana and Naga-Mandala Plays. Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 2022; 13(4):279-2. doi: 10.52711/2321-5828.2022.00045   Available on: https://rjhssonline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-13-4-11


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