Anita Nair's Lessons in Forgetting as a Vehement Protest against Social Evil

  • M. Praveena Research Scholar (PT), Department of English, Thiruvalluvar University, Serkkadu, Vellore
  • S. Thirunavukkarasu Assistant Professor, PG & Research Department of English, Muthurangam Government Arts College, Vellore
Keywords: Female foeticide, Injustice, Suppression


Anita Nair is one of the most compelling writer in the realm of contemporary Indian Writing in English. This paper is an attempt to focus on the vociferous protest of the novelist against the heinous crime of female foeticide in the novel Lessons in Forgetting through the characterization of Smriti. It explores how women struggle against social injustices inflicted on them and how their protest remains unheard and suppressed.

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Praveena, M., & Thirunavukkarasu, S. (2017). Anita Nair’s Lessons in Forgetting as a Vehement Protest against Social Evil. Shanlax International Journal of English, 5(4), 122-125. Retrieved from