Self-denial to Self-realization: A Roller Coaster Ride of a Woman in

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Nectar in a Sieve


Nectar in a Sieve depicts the roller coaster ride of Rukmani, who represents the normal and typical Indian woman’s journey of turmoil and suffering. A society which denied the basic rights to live as a girl child has been forced to realize that a woman is capable of enduring the unendurable challenges for the sake of the loved ones. The protagonist knit within the familial setup, by her strong and deep love for her loved ones, coexist with her inability to safeguard and shield them. Eventually, she emerges as an epitome of sacrifice and protection by undergoing the metamorphosis from self-denial to self-realization.

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