Feminism By Kamala Das Summary

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The world is witness, in every century women emancipate prove her identity in the society and before the men. Time to time women fight for liberation and exploitation. A Rajasthani regional writer discusses about the identity of a woman; a girl asks her father what the identity of a women. He replies, the identity of a women comes after her marry. Thus, therefore the problems of women are the central theme of maximum woman writers. It is quiet natural to expose the problems of individual viewing is the universal point of view. A women’s attempt to self discovery leads to interrogate that she has not been only born as a woman but she becomes one as, she is hardly a product of socio- cultured environment in the making of which she has any …show more content…
She represents female voice and deals in her iconoclastic poetry, the different aspects of feminine sensibility. As a feminist, she is also dead against the primitive concept of dehumanization of females in the society. Most of her poems cover into the suffering and humiliation meted out to women in the society. She does not draw a rigid line of demarcation between a girl-child and a male-child. She has full faith in the equality in the hostile patrician society. By profession Kamala Das as a forceful and vehement feminist. The women persona in her poetry asserts an ‘idomitable will’ and a spirit of revenge and gives a Clarian-call to the weaker sex to protest against all kinds of tyranny and for the poetess, nothing is dearer than her freedom. She wishes that the husband-wife relationship needs to be based on mutuality and reciprocity. These relations rather reflect and imbalance of power, with women as …show more content…
I lost my will and reason, to all your Questions I mumbled incoherent replies – (The Old Playhouse) Thus, Kamala Das, exclusively concerning the personal experience of female liberation, humiliation , love and sex. Although she heart lies with the fair sex of human society. As herself being captive of the social norms and obligations inflicted on women, she raises for forceful voice against the male tyrannies in such poems as – ‘A Relationship’, ‘An Introduction’, ‘Summer in Calcutta’, ‘Marine Drive’ etc. Above all she appears as ardent and the spokes person of women’s liberation movement. She challenges the already establishment rules and regulation of society and works for providing women as a separate and unique identity without the influence of the male. She raises such questions, issues and debates which were never before mentioned in Indian society. She examines various kinds of problems of women. She examines the crises of identity for female who are always seen with respect to the male protagonist in her life whether it is her brother, love-husband, and son. She reveals the secret hopes and fears of womankind in her poems ‘Afterwards’

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