The Thematic Analysis of Scourge of Dowry in Dina Mehta’s Brides Are Not For Burning

  • M Preethi Devi Assistant Professor, PG & Research Department of English Sakthi College of Arts and Science for Women, Oddanchatram, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Dowry, Silence, Tormented soul, Marginalizing woman

Abstract

Dina Mehta is a prolific writer, has distinguished herself as a playwright for the stage, radio, and television. She has been awarded several prizes, notably an international award from the BBC. He daringly expressed the women issues in her plays. Her play Brides are not for Burning bring out the post-colonial issue related to the existence of women in the country. It reveals the fact that women are still burning in a flames under a patriarchal system. The issue of dehumanization is dealt here with in realistic consideration. This paper aims to bring out the scourge of dowry and how it is role played in the patriarchal society.

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2021-09-01
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Preethi Devi, M. (2021). The Thematic Analysis of Scourge of Dowry in Dina Mehta’s Brides Are Not For Burning. Shanlax International Journal of English, 9(4), 28–30. https://doi.org/10.34293/english.v9i4.4151
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