Empathy and Apathy in Manjula Padmnabhan’s Light’s Out

  • Smt Mona Gupta Research Scholar RDVV University Jabalpur, M.P. India
  • Dr. Abha Pandey Professor and Head Department of English Govt. Makoshal Arts and Commerce College Jabalpur, M. P, India

Abstract

Human response in understanding and perceiving someone’s emotions show variations. These variations are observed either in form of compassion or cold, detached attitude. The psychological term for former is ‘empathy’ and for latter is ‘apathy’. Empathy and apathy form the basis of human social behaviour. This paper aims at studying empathy and apathy in Manjula Padmnabhan’s play Lights Out and its affect on the victim of the play.

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GUPTA, Smt Mona; PANDEY, Dr. Abha. Empathy and Apathy in Manjula Padmnabhan’s Light’s Out. IJELLH (International Journal of English Language, Literature in Humanities), [S.l.], v. 7, n. 8, p. 7, aug. 2019. ISSN 2321-7065. Available at: <http://ijellh.support-foundation.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/9467>. Date accessed: 18 aug. 2019.