International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | English Language and Literature | India | Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023


Problem of Divorce and Custody of Children in Manju Kapur's Custody

Dr. Ashok Dayal [5]


Abstract: Manju Kapur was born in 1948 in Amritsar. She teaches English literature at Miranda House College, Delhi University. Her first novel Difficult Daughter was published in 1998. This novel received huge international acclaim. In her novel Custody she has raised the issues of globalization, liberalization and drastically changing mode of society along with the desire of liberty in women, infertility in women and hollowness of modern marriage. In this she explored the effect of divorce on children also, may they are toddlers or adolescents. Her novels Difficult Daughters, A Married Woman, Home, The Immigrant, Custody and The Brothers explore women's struggle in patriarchal setup. Manju Kapur has used different themes such as patriarchal setup, search for identity, infertility and infidelity and struggle for existence etc.


Keywords: Separation, Divorce, Stigma, Feministic movement, Idealistic transcription, Patriarchal setup


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023,


Pages: 1459 - 1460


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