A Comparative Study Of The Archetypal Concepts Of Jhumpa Lahiri And Manju Kapur

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Neema Sajju Balan , Satyaveer Singh Rathore , Trupti Suryawanshi


The paper highlights the comparative study of writers with regard to Archetypal Concepts of Jhumpa Lahiri and Manju Kapur. However, Annis Pratt, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, are some of the writers whose work have also been highlighted here. The majority of female writers have depicted the enclosed household space and their own experiences. Women are the major upholders of a rich oral legacy of storytelling, through myths, stories, songs and fables. Many Indian women novelists have explored women related issues as theme in their writings, ranging from childhood to womanhood in the form of a Bildungromans. The writings of Jhumpa Lahiri and Manju Kapur can also be classified as Bildungromans, in which the protagonist grows morally, psychologically, and intellectually from childhood to old age.

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