International Journal of Advanced Research and Development

International Journal of Advanced Research and Development


International Journal of Advanced Research and Development
International Journal of Advanced Research and Development
Vol. 6, Issue 3 (2021)

The female quest for freedom in Doris Lessing’s The Golden Notebook


Kavita Mahali, Abha Shukla Kaushik

The purpose of this research paper is to reveal the women’s quest for freedom, an exploration into the female psyche, the awareness of the mysteries of life and the protagonists place in it. The present work focuses on the issue of freedom and how women struggle to free themselves. The present novel The Golden Notebook of Doris Lessing about women’s self- search and struggles to free themselves from the restrictions imposed by society, custom, and tradition. In western society, women are suppressed in different ways and the present work shows the condition of women and their struggle to achieve an identity of their own. The objective of this research paper is quest for freedom in Doris Lessing’s The Golden Notebook. One point of focus in this research paper is the investigation of the quest for freedom that form together the constructed self of the protagonist, Anna Wulf in Lessing’s The Golden Notebook.
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Kavita Mahali, Abha Shukla Kaushik. The female quest for freedom in Doris Lessing’s The Golden Notebook. International Journal of Advanced Research and Development, Volume 6, Issue 3, 2021, Pages 14-16
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