Dr.S.Parvathi Devi, Assoc. Prof. of English in CSS dept has authored a Paper and published in International & Indexed Journal of Indian Streams Research
Most of the Indian writers, though there are some important other themes, made their writings about suppressed women, which is a common aspect in Indian traditional families where there is patriarchal family system. This research paper throws light on the plight of Indian women Indian writing with special reference to R. K. Narayan's "The Dark Room," "The Guide," and Kamala Markandaya's ?Nectar in a Sieve." How Savithri, the protagonist of the novel was suffered with an imperial husband, Ramani, who fell in love with his clerk, Santabai and ignored her. Various psychoanalytical aspects of Savithri are clearly researched in this paper and in the same way how Rosie has become bait to Marcopolo, her husband who is entirely indifferent to her needs and feelings and humiliates her only interest of classical dance for which she had badly hurt
Being induced by Raju, who tried to give solace to her torn feelings, she became close to him and soon she realized her mistake and admitted her disloyalty to their marital bond and pleaded to pardon him. In spite of all her hue and cry he was rigid and relentless. One more character Ira in 'Nectar in a Sieve? also experienced the same kind of humiliation which includes the abandonment of her because of her infertility and later how she could survive in life. This paper obviously studied how these women suffered in the hands of their husbands, who indeed had to look after them.
KEY WORDS : suppressed, agony, philosophical, relentless, male dominated and egotistic, indifferent