Awareness of the Cultural Ego and Gender in Lonely Marriages by Shantichitra

C. S. Arunprabu, S. Poornima, K. Kaviarasu, Mahendran Maniam


This paper explores the novel Lonely Marriages that revels the inner psyche of women who search for free-will, as it questions the cultural ego that procreate the gender discernment and prejudices that predominate the country constructed by the representations of ancient mythologies. Such prototypes have been replicated and expected to be followed and obeyed in the ways of life trailing to the dangers of abandonment if not abide by the rules it infers. The paper ventures the consciousness of the female characters who reciprocate the cultural ego, as the writer puts it, to describe the biases shaped against women.

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World Journal of English Language
ISSN 1925-0703(Print)  ISSN 1925-0711(Online)

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