“The Prisons We Broke” Associated to Self-Reliance that Eloquent itself in the Conditions of Modernity

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P. Revathi, M. R. Bindu


Writing autobiographies were present in Western culture some centuries ago, but in India it stepped in recent centuries. In the Indian context, celebrating oneself was not for the ordinary people it was only meant for the Kings or noble leaders. Life writing is virtuously established by the custom of repudiation. The self here by the marginalized writer is written only to seek the humble moral qualities but not to flourish its achievements. In India, self is defined by its ethical capacity to desist from demanding recognition for attainments. Autobiography is linked to self-reliance that enunciates itself in the circumstances of novelty. Therefore, in India Writing autobiography is a modern occurrence.


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