Entwined Fables and Parables in Deshpande’s Fiction

The essay demonstrates how mythology and folklore have become an important aspect of Shashi Deshpande’s writing. That Long Silence and the Dark Holds No Terrors were the two novels chosen. That Long Silence by Deshpande is a critique of Indian marriages that prevent women from freely communicating and expressing themselves. It reveals how patriarchal behaviours…
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May 4, 2022 0