Empowering Women: An Analysis of Language and Autonomy
The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy and The Purple Line by Priyamvada Purushotham are both contemporary novels written by Indian women that examine the lives and experiences of the female Indian characters they create. Both of these novels represent a response to the silencing of subaltern, marginalized voices because of colonialism. The purpose of the study is to identify the ways in which women respond to subjugation and continued oppression in India because of colonialism and the patriarchy, as well as the extent to which giving marginalized women a voice is possible. The character ...
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