Feminine Sensibility in Anita Nair’s Ladies Coupe


  • S. Sabari Briyaa III BA English, Dr.Umayal Ramanathan College for Women, Karaikudi


Feminism emerges in western world was a range of political movements, ideologies and social movements that share a common goal to define, establish, and achieve political, economic, personal and social equality of sexes.  Feminism raised its voice for the equality and for the freedom of women.  For example, right to get education; right to receive equal family property as like as men.  Numerous feminist movements and ideologies have developed over the years and represent different viewpoints and aims such as right to vote, to own property, to receive education, to earn fair wages or equal pays etc.,.

            In early years, India was a male dominated society.  Women were underestimated by men. They could not able to do anything without the knowledge of men; they don’t have the right to speak, to work; They should not have the right to took their decision of their own.  At this time, Feminism arises in India. It is a set of movement aimed at defining, establishing, and defending equal rights and equal opportunities for Indian women. It is the pursuit of women’s rights within the society.  Indian feminist also have fought against culture-specific issues within India’s patriarchal society, such as inheritance law and the practice of widow immolation known as Sati.  Savitribai Phule, who started the first school for girls in subcontinent; Tarabai Shinde, whose work Stri Purush Tulana is considered the first modern Indian feminist text, Pandita Ramabai, Kamini Roy, Padma Gole, Barnita Bagchi were some of the Indian Feminist.


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Briyaa, S. S. (2017). Feminine Sensibility in Anita Nair’s Ladies Coupe. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH , 5(10), 6. Retrieved from https://www.ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/3006