Girls by Mrinal Pande

Topics: Short story, Essay, Fiction Pages: 4 (669 words) Published: June 11, 2011
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Critical Analysis Of Mrinal Pande’S ‘Girls’ From The Book Inner Courtyard

‘Girls’ is a short story by the author Mrinal Pande who was born in Tikamgarh, Madhya Pradesh. She studied initially at Nainital and then completed her Master's degree from Allahabad University. Later on she studied English and Sanskrit literature, Ancient Indian History, Archeology, Classical Music and the Visual Arts at the Corcoran in Washington DC. Her first story was published in the Hindi weekly Dharmyug, at the age of 21, since then she has been consistently writing, apart from working in media, both television and press. This story illustrates the scenario of a male dominating world, and how female gender is subjugated. The opening of any piece of writing is an allusion of what lies ahead in it. The opening introduces characters of the story. Despite the fact that how the story is set in a male dominating there is very little mention of the male gender. The first sentence is bold and exasperated, desensitized mother who thinks that girls have no identity and always come after boys and her Is this Essay helpful? Join OPPapers to read more and access more than 460,000 just like it!

character’s attitude towards females despite her also being a female is unsympathetic and insensitive. The short story is narrated from the point of the view of the protagonist of this story; a daughter who is so dejected that her name is not even revealed in the story due to unimportance. She is very mischievous kid who feels insecure, worried and nervous all the time but she is also a fighter, who does not give up easily. The...
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