Ahalya : ‘Girl , Woman, Other’ - Feminist Reading of Ahalya’s Awakening by Kavita Kane

  • Lakshmi Devi R Mangalasseri Illam, Elippakulam, Alappuzha, Kerala, India

Abstract

This paper studies feminism in the novel Ahalya’s Awakening by Kavita Kane. The paper explores how the voice of the quite character from a mythology stands up and questions the patriarchal notion of the society. It explores the multi level exploitation of the women, her struggles, pains and subjugation in a male dominated society. The character of Ahalya has far reaching implication in the current society as she voices the questions that turns to be the pillar of modern feminism.

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How to Cite
R, Lakshmi Devi. Ahalya : ‘Girl , Woman, Other’ - Feminist Reading of Ahalya’s Awakening by Kavita Kane. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH, [S.l.], v. 8, n. 1, p. 13, jan. 2020. ISSN 2582-3574. Available at: <http://ijellh.support-foundation.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/10358>. Date accessed: 31 mar. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.24113/ijellh.v8i1.10358.