Ph.D Research Scholar
Department of English
Assistant Professor of English
Department of English Annamalai University
Anita Nair is a popular Indian English writer. She is a living postmodern writer. She is considered to be bold and straightforward writer. Unlike the novelists of thirties, Anita Nair exhibits confidence in tackling new themes and experiments with new techniques. Her novels depict the real life of her characters without hiding anything from the readers and she reveals the effect of social conditioning on women and how they survive in the patriarchal society and find solution to come out from their sufferingespecially, in her novel LessonsinForgettingwhichwas published in 2010. Thisnovel has a strong feminine flavour where the author portrays her female protagonist as strong, determined in the same hand. She has stressed about marriage being an integral part of a woman’s life or no one cares about it. She is concerned with the studies, family, love and striving for fame and fortunes. She has portrayed such a life in this novel.