The Role Of Women In A Married Woman By Manju Kapur
In A Married Woman Astha is a woman of middle class family. She is an educated girl. Her parents wanted her to study that’s why she was able to complete her post-graduation. Astha’s mother often declared, “There is a time for everything” (20). Soon, she was married to Hemant, a foreign returned. He was a very caring …show more content…
She was an earning woman; why could she not have a say in how some of her money was spent. She never said anything when Hemant chose to squander money on airline tickets, why could she not buy a box she liked? The male dominance was clear:
“Nine thousand five hundred rupees spent on one of the worst weeks of my life, thought Astha, as she stepped into the hotel bus for the airport. She thought hopelessly of all the things she could have done with that money, of the beautiful silver box she could have possessed and admired for ever. But their money spending was decided by him, not by her.” (p.