International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 5, Issue 12 (2018)

Bapsi Sidhwa’s feministic thought in ice-candy-man: A Parsee perspective on partition and communal tension


Vinod Pankaj Mishra

This work is an analysis of Bapsi Sidhwa’s novel Ice Candy-Man. The main purpose of this paper is to show or underlying the problems of women in the novel. Ice Candy Man is a story told from a female perspective and Sidhwa elaborates the unique price paid by woman amidst the mayhem and violence of partition. The story deals with the abduction, rape prostitution and recovery of a Parsi family's Hindu maid is an attempt to retrieve from silence and the many untold stories that have died unspoken on the lips of their hapless protagonists. The novel really represents the scene that how women suffer at that time and they spent their time. Men using their mind powers to fulfill the needs and use women in negative way, all stress on women. Sidhwa as a writer tells about the power mind and skills of women. So we use feministic theory to analyze this novel. Feminism is a progress which plays a very massive role in highlighting the problems of women.
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Vinod Pankaj Mishra. Bapsi Sidhwa’s feministic thought in ice-candy-man: A Parsee perspective on partition and communal tension. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 5, Issue 12, 2018, Pages 215-217
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