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Identity Crises In The Novel of Anita Desai Voices In The City

Author(s) Nand Kishore Mishra
Country India
Abstract Abstract
Novel “Voices in the City “ deals with protagonists who are siblings Nirode, Monisha, Amla how they deal with the situations comes in life though they never loved Calcutta but they have to live in such adverse environment with full of dirt, filth and poverty. Nirode lives a life of vagabond which he has chosen deliberately because he don’t want to take a penny from his mother accounts. He has forsaken various profession due to his instability, he wants something curious to do in life, ultimately he wrote drama whose script he gave to Monisha, when he fell seriously ill and got admitted to hospital by Monisha. He quelled over his mother affection toward Major Chadda which is the cause of his hatred for his mother. Monisha married with Jibon in large joint family, having huge house amidst Bow Bazar though she felt lonely and alienated among large number of people to the extant of neurosis, that she has to end-up her life to get rid of entangle in isolation. Amla on the other hand came to Calcutta to find her identity but loath City Calcutta with foul sight of beggars, lappers dirt and filth. She finds relief in the company of Dharma. Nirode and Amla acceptance of City to gain their identity but sudden demise of Monisha already shaken roots under their feet.
Keywords Neurosis, Existentialism, Goddess Kali, Destroyer, Preserver, Acceptance
Field Arts
Published In Volume 6, Issue 2, March-April 2024
Published On 2024-04-30
Cite This Identity Crises In The Novel of Anita Desai Voices In The City - Nand Kishore Mishra - IJFMR Volume 6, Issue 2, March-April 2024. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i02.18949
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