International Journal of English Research

International Journal of English Research


International Journal of English Research
International Journal of English Research
Vol. 5, Issue 2 (2019)

The women’s struggle in Anita Nair’s Ladies Coupe


R Madhivadhani, Dr. Shibila

The women try to be equal to men. both at home and in the work place. Manju Kapur, Anita Desai, Nayan Tara Sehgal, Kamala Markandaya and many other writers say that women in their novels are changed. They have learnt to a speak about their problems; their silence has gone and speech has taken it place. Anita Nair is one of the finest writers in Indian Writing in English who writes about women’s struggle. She effectively highlights the trials and tribulations faced by women in a patriarchal society. Anita Nair’s Ladies Coupe deals with the stories of several female characters, who struggle to achieve their selfhood. In Ladies Coupe Anita Nair focuses on men and women relationship, marriage, divorce, social, cultural and psychological issues. The characters in Ladies Coupe have their own pain and sorrow but they eventually in their overcome their entire struggle and have their own life in their society. This paper deals with Anita Nair’s Ladies Coupe’ presents half a dozen ladies travelling by train to various places. They describe their struggle and experiences to one another. Akila is the central figure in the novel.
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