From Silent Suffering to Strong Self Identity: A Study of Anees Jung’s Breaking the Silence

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  • Dr. M. Sandra Carmel Sophia Professor of English, Aditya Engineering College, Surampalem, Andhra Pradesh, India.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.53032/TCL.2021.6.1.01

Keywords:

Post Independence, Man-Woman relationship, Problems, Male-dominated, Silent suffering, Self-identity

Abstract

Anees Jung is one of the widely read post–independence Indian English women writers who write consciously of the issues that concern the educated middle-class women in Indian society. She attempts to closely analyze man-woman relationship within the family and the contemporary social set-up. She focuses on the captivating problems and the suffocating environs of her female characters who struggle hard in this malicious and male-dominated world to discover their true self identity. Jung does not advocate separation from the partner but a diplomatic assertion of one’s identity from silent suffering.

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2021-04-30
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DOI: 10.53032/TCL.2021.6.1.01
Published: 2021-04-30

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Dr. M. Sandra Carmel Sophia. (2021). From Silent Suffering to Strong Self Identity: A Study of Anees Jung’s Breaking the Silence. The Creative Launcher, 6(1), 1–9. https://doi.org/10.53032/TCL.2021.6.1.01

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