Psychological Resistance in Marsha Norman’s Getting Out

Authors

  • S. Kothainayaki M. Phil, Scholar
  • Dr. Raichel M. Sylus Assistant Professor (SG) Department of English Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science Higher Education for Women Coimbatore- 641 043 India

Abstract

Marsha Norman focuses on the sufferings of women in her musical and literary contribution. Her reputation grew after the publication of her play Getting Out in 1947. She won the Pulitzer for ‘night, Mother in 1983. Norman deals particularly with female experiences and highlights the gender issues of her contemporary society. Her plays conceive a sense of self-respect for women in the patriarchal society. This paper analyses the psychological resistance of women characters in Getting Out, and how they overcome such resistance in the patriarchal society.

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Published

2018-07-28