Marginalised Psyche A Study of Doris Lessing's The Grass Is Singing

A., Dhanalakshmi
September 2011
Language in India;Sep2011, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p148
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
The article critiques the book "The Grass Is Singing," by Doris Lessing which exemplifies an extremely mature psychological dramatization of the terrifying touches of truth. It reflects the ill-effects of racism, colonialism, and injustice while presented in fictional shape from a chaotic and oppressed childhood. It documents an enforced isolation of a farm life for a family that migrated to Rhodesia but faced with chronic conflict, poverty, and oppression.


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