Justification of Title “Ice Candy Man” by Bapsi Sidhwa

Introduction Title of the novel Ice Candy Man seems to be contradictory as Lenny is the protagonist of the novel and the story revolves around the bloody partition of Indian Sub-continent during the late 1940s. Moreover, it focuses on feminism. However, the title Ice candy Man holds great significance. This can be interpreted and justified … Read more

Feminism in Bapsi Sidhwa’s Ice Candy Man

Ice Candy Man – Feminist Text Partition of Indian sub-continent has always remained a concerning topic for a number of writers of India as well as of Pakistan. But most of the works in both the lands are male-dominated. One finds bravery, chivalry, heroism etc associated with the male protagonists only. Female is represented as a … Read more

Role of Women in Kanthapura by Raja Rao

Introduction The woman in India and other patriarchal countries symbolises weakness. She is supposed to live a miserable and dependent life. Our culture has neither given her the right to remain free and independent not to act on her own. She is considered to be a creature to be commanded. She is transfigured into a … Read more

Gandhian Ideology in Kanthapura by Raja Rao

A Political Novel Kanthapura is the first novel of Raja Rao written in 1938 A.D. It describes the period in which the struggle against the foreign government was dominating the political scenario in India. At that time the Non-Cooperation Movement was in vogue. Congress under the leadership of Gandhi was leading the movement. Raja Rao … Read more