An Introduction as a feminist poem by Kamala Das.

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      The poet Kamala Das is forever associated with the history of Indian feminism, rather she is the earliest profounder of Indian feminist trends. In her writings we found joys and sorrows of women folk beautifully reflected with the most effective efforts on her part. Whatever she wrote har pan always wanted to capture some of the most problematic issues of Indian society, particularly the burning problems of women. To understand Kamala Das's writings we need to know her personal life history which is so integrality connected to her act, that one cannot be approached without the help of other. In her personal life Kamala Das felt the extreme traumas of domestic life. Her married life was a complicated failure. She saw the breakdown of relationship whereby all through har life. Kamala Das had to suffer turmoiled situation of a broken married life. She saw and felt the dominance of blind patriarchy, which crashed all her dreams, hopes, desires and healthy consciousness. What she brought out of the total chaos was her tremendous force of some of the most controversial pieces of Indian English literature.


The poet Kamala Das is forever associated with the history of Indian feminism
Feminist Poet


       In An Introduction Kamala Das appears as a typical feminist writer of India. Openly she declares her free spirit to chose whatever she wants her best. She can speak three languages, she can write in two and dreams in one of her cherished languages that is English. But the male dominant patriarchy never allows her to fulfill that dream, because they open say "English is not your mother tongue". What she wants most his her freedom, her desire to leave behind all patriarchal chains. It is here Kamala Das is strictly a feminist.



      Har daring voice goes on to discuss all the issues which were allows considered as taboo - that is open writing about female adolescence. She not only writes about it even she mentions what happens after that. How a passive women had to bear the huge oppression of an unreciprocated conjugal life, whereby when the poet asked for love, she got not the love but "a youth of sixteen into the the bedroom", who "closed the door". How a woman had to perish under the pressure of blind patriarchy, Kamala Das sketches these very protest and to rice above all her women weaknesses which forces her to admit "I ignored my womanliness".



      Throughout the entire poem Kamala Das sketches identity whose she belongs actually and during her search, Kamala Das faces all the oppressions of society. She acknowledges her courage gives evidence of her forcefull struggle against all male dominated Indian social surroundings. It is here we can call Kamala Das as one of the most celebrated writers in feminism of all times.

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