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IJSTR >> Volume 3- Issue 7, July 2014 Edition



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

Website: http://www.ijstr.org

ISSN 2277-8616



Search For Identity In Arundhathi Roy’s Novel

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AUTHOR(S)

Kunhambu. K

 

KEYWORDS

KEY WORDS/DESCRIPTIONS: Search for identity, trivial and insignificant, psychological and emotional, untouchables, Indo-Anglican novelists, alienation and identity, quest for identity.

 

ABSTRACT

Abstract: Arundhati Roy’s search for identity asserts that she could not write until it comes from within. She firmly states that she could not be a writer for hire. Arundhati Roy eschews traditional practices and gives free reins to her individual vision. Her literature is neither a means of escaping reality nor a vehicle for parading political, social, religious, and moral ideas. What differentiates Arundhati Roy from the other Indo-Anglican novelists is her capacity to transform the alienation experiences into the monument of living art. Arundhati Roy's characters alienate in order to involve themselves in a frantic quest for their identity.

 

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