Study of Inner Journey Of Woman In Shobha De’s Selective Memory: - ‘Stories From My Life’

  • Prachi Dubey

Abstract

Shobha Rajadhyaksha in the Indian English novel sphere is a well-known novelist named Shobha De, De is a talented novelist with an exceptional capacity to talk tactfully about very delicate elements of human life. It is great how she narrates every aspect of human relationship in general and in specific man-woman connection. Shobha varies from other novelists written in English by Indian females. She  is a writer who thinks in events and complete open-heartedness in a very honest narration. A feminist point of view is provided in the current chapter assessment of De's' Selective Memory. Not only her family, but also film industry celebrities and their lifestyles are covered in her memoir, Selective memory. It raises women's problems in particular and women's exploitation in the film industry in particular. De has first-hand experience as a major magazine celebrity and columnist. Here is a writer who speaks without waving a feminist flag about a female. Her life tale is a woman writer's document that celebrates motherhood and family life for. She loves  to being a mother of sixyear-old and her family is her biggest possession. She is the first contemporary mother in the fresh and candid generation to have a wonderful faith. She admits honestly that from this fresh generation to which her children belong, she has learned a lot. She is certainly not a individual whose main interest in her profession is private progress. Her career in high voltage occurred in unexpected ways.


“Selective Memory: Stories from my life “ is important for the honesty with which it captures a woman's life story that was a legend in her own period. The main goal of this research entitled “Study of inner journey of woman in Shobha De’s selective memory stories from my life”, her autobiography is to critically analyse and also seeks to emphasize the effect of feminist sensitivity . In her autobiography an effort was produced to signify the aspects of sensitivity.

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How to Cite
DUBEY, Prachi. Study of Inner Journey Of Woman In Shobha De’s Selective Memory: - ‘Stories From My Life’. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 9, p. 11, sep. 2019. ISSN 2321-7065. Available at: <http://ijellh.support-foundation.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/9778>. Date accessed: 22 oct. 2019.