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IJSTR >> Volume 9 - Issue 1, January 2020 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



Disjuncture Between The Power And Truths In Indira Ganesan’s “The Journey”

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AUTHOR(S)

B.R Lakshmi, Dr.G.Hampamma, Dr.V.B. Chitra

 

KEYWORDS

Anxiety, Confusion, Dialect, Power, Suffer and Truth.

 

ABSTRACT

Knowledge and Power are rationally defined in a different terms by ontological theorists against to the Power and Truth. One can dialectically constitute both the terms in view of colonial self, materialized world, self-confinement of the contents within them. The terms also focus on the sterile life associated with American and Indian cultures. The paper presents how these two fail to rescue Renu from her generalized anxiety and confusion. Her continuous suffer and pain cannot be comforted by them. As a result, her life throughout the novel, moves through depression, psychological trauma and examines her being away from the life-giving choices offered by her Indian family or solitary life in America. Instead of opting any one of the ways, how she chooses the fatigue death embedded in ending of “the Journey”.

 

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