Marginalization of Women In Patriarchy: A Cultural Materialistic Critique of Kamal’s Unmarriageable and Austen’s Pride and Prejudice
Keywords:Marginalization, Matrimonial Issues, Patriarchal Oppression, Stereotypes
Matrimonial issues of the females have been the core issue of the human life since the history of humans. Unmarriageable (2019) by Soniah Kamal and Jane Austen‘s Pride and Prejudice in the context of Pakistani culture deal with the core issue of marriages being concerned with the society and the capitalism. Cultural Materialism (CM) appeals to explore the issues of the society where the society is being emerged with the materialistic thoughts. The current qualitative study explores the matrimonial issues of 19th and 21st century of the modern age. It explores both novels comparatively and differentiates the text of these novels with respect to the cultural materialism. The results of the study describe that the matrimonial issues are there in both societies and also the mothers of the daughters are very keen in making marriages of the daughters while the father always remain in keen of the finance.
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