Dept. of English
Patna University, Patna
Literature is one of the most accessible sources of information about the cultural, social and socio-political history of the society. This paper focuses on the aspirations and struggle of women portrayed in the novel ‘Lessons in Forgetting’ by Anita Nair. This novel deals with the suppression, subordination, Betrayal in relationship, aspirations, struggle and seeking individuality of women in contemporary society. This article attempts to explore how aspirations and struggle help people to overcome from the predicament and to establish one’s identity.
Keywords :– Socio-political, aspirations, struggle, subordination, Individuality, relationship, predicament, suppression.