Social realities with survival strategies of the protagonists


The Social Realities with Survival Strategies of the Protagonists in Nayantara Shgal’s Storm in Chandigarh


G.SANKAR1, DR.R.SOUNDARARAJAN2 and S.P SURESH KUMAR3

1Assistant Professor, Department of English, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore-India
2Associate Professor, Department of English, National College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli
3Head & Associate Professor, Department of English, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore-India

American Journal of Educational Research and Reviews


In Storm in Chandigarh, the scene of action shifts from Delhi to Chandigarh, but the same storm of This Time of Morning continues to rage in Storm in Chandigarh. The further linguistic bifurcation of Punjab into Haryana and Punjab nearly twenty years after the first partition based on religion is the situation; political tension between the two newly carved states regarding the boundaries, water and electric power is the theme and as the capital of the two states, Chandigarh is the stage for the action. The relationship between politics and literature has been an interesting field of study. Irving Howe, whose Politics and the Novel is considered the locus classics on the subject, caste, “more than enough skepticism on the impulse to assign literary levels” and calls his book Politics and the Novel, but not Political Novel


Keywords: Social Realities, Survival Strategies, Protagonists, dominant politics

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