2019, Vol. 1, Issue 4
Woman has been given the secondary status in the society and has no identity of her own. But now woman feels that she is an individual and should be given recognition in the society. The Dark Holds No Terrors is about the struggle of an educated and professional woman Sarita. She is extremely intelligent, introspective and hypersensitive woman who embark on a quest for identity and the true meaning of life. After fifteen years she returns to her father´s house as she has heard about the death of her mother. Sarita or Saru got the opportunity to review her relationship with her father, mother, brother, husband and her children. She remembered her past days. She got the admission in medical college despite the strong opposition of her mother. While doing her medical studies Sarita fell in love with Manohar, and got married with him. Her mother strongly opposed this relationship but it was of no use. Saru became a successful doctor and Manohar became a teacher in a third rate college. But after sometime when Saru became a popular doctor in their locality, things started to change. The present paper tries to study the protagonist Saru, searching for her identity in The Dark Holds No Terrors
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