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Volume 1 Issue 12

May 2015

Decoding the Labyrinth of Criminal Minds: An Analysis of Ismat Chughtai’s Short Stories with a Focus on Crime against Women
Ms. Bushra Wadood, 
Assistant Professor, 
Department of English, 
Integral University, 
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
This paper attempts to explore the deeply-rooted reasons that breed contempt against the fairer sex. It discusses why there lies duality in the perception and standards of the society which finds women as inferior and dependent entity. In the present scenario when crime against women has shoot up tremendously, it has become all the more necessary to understand the problem and to take measures to cope up and get rid of the problem. It traces the normal conventions of the patriarchal society and how it works as a workshop where women are being subjugated and marginalized.
Patriarchy, Classical Patriarchy, Gendering, Violence.
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