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Research Paper | English Language and Literature | India | Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023
Social Problems and Destruction Faced by the Protagonist in Mahesh Elkunchwar's Play GARBO
Abstract: Mahesh Elkunchwar is one of the most prominent playwrights in Marathi literature. Elkunchwar's play Garbo is a play of destruction. He presents a clear picture of the problems faced by the women of a society and portrays the same via the female characters. He has shown the reality of society through the lives of protagonists in his plays. In this play Elkunchwar has brought the characters alive through his powerful characterization. Garbo is both the title of the play as well as the name of the protagonist. His plays are driven by the plight, grief, emotional complexities, hopeless, sexual politics between men and women and societal issues like man - woman relationships, patriarchy, deterioration of moral values and human bondage. The characters in this plays are the reflection of the middle - class society.
Keywords: Social problem, sexuality, grief, hopelessness, greed, superiority, patriarchy
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023,
Pages: 1738 - 1739