International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 7, Issue 10, Part A (2021)
Addressing heroines and despondency from the novels of Shashi Deshpande with special reference to that long silence
Deshpande's novels have a strong sense of feminine self-consciousness. A new generation of strong female characters has emerged, replacing those who were viewed as stereotypically weak or submissive. Women in middle class families are often the subject of Deshpande's novels, which paint a realistic image of current middle class family life. According to the author of the piece, middle-class ladies in Deshpande's That Long Silence are depressed. It is Jaya, the primary character, who is the focus of this story. Meanwhile, Jaya and her husband keep their lips sealed, further aggravating the issue Ending up realising it's time for her to break the quiet and try to attain her identity as a unique individual by realising who she is and asserting herself.
How to cite this article:
Sonam Kamboj, Dr. Sudipta Roy Chowdhury. Addressing heroines and despondency from the novels of Shashi Deshpande with special reference to that long silence. Int J Appl Res 2021;7(10):22-24.