International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Arts and Humanities | India | Volume 7 Issue 7, July 2018

Aspirations and Reality of Women in the Novels of Shobha De

E. Sumathi | Dr. A. Benazir

Abstract: SHOBHA DE is one of the eminent and popular novelist of contemporary Indian English fiction. She is a writer with multi faceted personality. She seems to be gifted with extraordinary ability to discuss very sensitive aspects of human life tactfully. In fact as a writer, she differs considerably from other Indian women novelists writing in English. She believes in very frank telling of incidents and absolute open-heartedness. We dont find anything reserved in her fiction from narrative point of view. Her novels deal with men and women of urban elite class their obsessions, disappointments and insecurities. She portrays the true picture of modern metropolitan life. This paper analyses the aspirations and reality of women in the novels of Shobha de, in particular SOCIALITE EVENINGS and SECOND THOUGHTS. De is a true artist who judges the demand of her modern characters.

Keywords: Aspiration, Identity, Reality

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 7, July 2018,

Pages: 830 - 831

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