Understandingthe Cultural Milieu Both Feminism & Masculine's in Amitav Ghosh's Novel "The Glass Palace" APost- Modern Perspective

2016 International Journal on Studies in English Language and Literature  
Amitav Ghosh in choosing the title for his novel, The Glass Palace, reflexively quotes historical characteristics of the palace and makes ironic use of local context. The modernist architecture omitted Glass structures but the post-modern architecture regenerated the Glass structures. It is observed as deconstructive architecture. Amitav Ghosh observes Derridian deconstruction by making Glass Palace to acquire a symbolic significance. Deconstruction architecture is described by Derrida as a
more » ... by Derrida as a "Socius of Dissociation". Glass is widely used in the corporate world. It brings a separate identity where the people inside the Glass-structured buildings dissociate themselves from the outer world by making themselves invisible and the observer visible. In the novel, The Glass Palace becomes an object; where in the individuals or commoners of Burma assimilate themselves their Position by seeing the reflexes on the Glass Palace. The mirroredimages not only project their position but also the position of the society in which they live in. The insider's invisibility creates the element of absence, while the observer's reflexivity becomes an element of post-modernism. However, for my seminar article presentation I have chosen the title called "Understanding the cultural milieuboth Feminism &Masculine's in Amitav Ghosh's novel The Glass Palace" A Post-modern perspective" which makes an exploration of the impact of post-modern elements in the novel of Ghosh which have faced problems and challenges of contemporary society. However I tried to interpret the nature of the seminar paper by observing it from the various cultural milieus' aspects of feminine and masculine's of postmodern's contemporary Indian society. International Journal on Studies in English Language and Literature (IJSELL)
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