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Vol. 9, Issue 11, Part B (2023)

Representation of Sita as an embodiment of nature in selected novel

Representation of Sita as an embodiment of nature in selected novel

Author(s)
Dr. Vinu George and Snehil Rankawat
Abstract
Ramayana is believed as the earliest epic, composed by Valmiki. Sita is the female protagonist of the epic. In the various versions of Ramayana, Sita is depicted as a personified character of nature. She who took birth from the earth and returned to the earth. Her story of natural birth is not mentioned in the Ramayana and other traditional epics. The name Sita was known before Valmiki Ramayana in Rigveda. The word is associated with agriculture and fertility. According to Ramayana, Sita was found by Janaka while plowing. It is believed that she was the daughter of earth and King Janaka. As the plants, she spends her life leading a natural life in the forest This paper will examine how modern writers like Devdutt Pattnaik and Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni portrayed the character of Sita as a personified character of nature in their novels.
Pages: 121-123  |  111 Views  38 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Vinu George, Snehil Rankawat. Representation of Sita as an embodiment of nature in selected novel. Int J Appl Res 2023;9(11):121-123.
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