The Resilience Of Indian American Women In Coping With The Domestic Violence Seen In Sejal Badani’s A Trail Of Broken Wings: A Study Of Feminist Psychology
- 10.2991/icla-18.2019.108How to use a DOI?
- domestic violence, first-generation, Indian immigrant, patriarchy, resilience
This study aims to discuss the resilience of Indian American women in coping with the domestic violence as seen in Sejal Badani’s A Trail of Broken Wings as one of a study of feminist psychology. It begins with the issue of partriachy in first-generation Indian immigrants’ family in United States. This paper tries to bring out the issue of how Indian-American women can cope with the trauma healing and finally were able to reconcile with their past and successfully made resilience with their trauma. Resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or significant sources of stress — such as family and relationship problems, serious health problems or workplace and financial stressors. It is the analysis of the novel which applying the feminist theory, focusing more on feminist psychology to explore the resilience of four Indian-American female characters toward the patriarchy norms
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TY - CONF AU - Seswita Seswita PY - 2019/03 DA - 2019/03 TI - The Resilience Of Indian American Women In Coping With The Domestic Violence Seen In Sejal Badani’s A Trail Of Broken Wings: A Study Of Feminist Psychology BT - Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Languages and Arts (ICLA 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 658 EP - 664 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icla-18.2019.108 DO - 10.2991/icla-18.2019.108 ID - Seswita2019/03 ER -