Marginalization of Women In Patriarchy: A Cultural Materialistic Critique of Kamal’s Unmarriageable and Austen’s Pride and Prejudice

Authors

  • Shagufta Ramzan Lecturer, Department of English Literature, Government College University Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Gulzaib Nusrat Visiting Lecturer, Government Graduate College People Colony Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Samina Arif SSE English, Government Girls High school Arazi Wadhava, Okara , Punjab, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2023(7-II)30

Keywords:

Marginalization, Matrimonial Issues, Patriarchal Oppression, Stereotypes

Abstract

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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Published

2023-04-05

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How to Cite

Ramzan, S., Nusrat, G., & Arif, S. (2023). Marginalization of Women In Patriarchy: A Cultural Materialistic Critique of Kamal’s Unmarriageable and Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Pakistan Languages and Humanities Review, 7(2), 346–354. https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2023(7-II)30