The Position of the Female Characthers in the Compilation of Short Stories "Ammavuku" Through Subltern Studies

  • S. Vinesh Raj Department of Modern Languages, Faculty of Language and Communication, Sultan Idris Education University (UPSI)
  • Manonmani Deve M.A.R. Annamalai Department of Modern Languages, Faculty of Language and Communication, Sultan Idris Education University (UPSI)
Keywords: woman, subaltern, patriarchy, Tamil literature

Abstract

Research 'traces the female characters in the short story' Ammavuku '; a subaltern study aimed to identify the position of female characters in the patriarchal system as described by Saras in her short story 'Ammavuku'. This research able to answer questions about the position of subaltern women in a family organization. This study was conducted using qualitative and descriptive methods. Information and data obtained through the library research method were made by looking for reference materials in books, journals, the internet, as well as libraries of several public institutes of higher learning. The literature method is used extensively in this study. The Subaltern study in Saras short stories covers the rights of women who are oppressed by men in their daily lives. The rights of women studied in terms of women as mothers, wives and children. The study of subaltern theory in the 'Ammavuku' short story will be a solution to the problems faced by women and to raise awareness among women in family institutions.

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Published
2019-09-11
How to Cite
Raj, S. V., & M.A.R. Annamalai, M. D. (2019). The Position of the Female Characthers in the Compilation of Short Stories "Ammavuku" Through Subltern Studies. Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH), 4(5), 55 - 60. Retrieved from https://msocialsciences.com/index.php/mjssh/article/view/260
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