CHANGING GENDER ROLES AS A SOLUTION? A Reading of Mahesh Dattani’s Final Solutions Dr. Sumita Roy Osmania University Hyderabad. The very fact. Contents. Preface. 7. Introduction to English Drama in English. 9. Mahesh Dattani : Life and Works. A Critical Analysis of Final Solutions. Act I. Act I. Final Solutions has 69 ratings and 0 reviews: Paperback.

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Quotes from Final Solutions: Dattani is also a film director. He desires not to visit his shop again. Help Center Find new research papers in: The latter is eager, even desperate, to nahesh amends for the terrible sin which mahesj is convinced that his father and grandfather committed. There are rumours that it is broken down purposely by Muslims and thus due to the tension between Hindus and Muslims, Slogans by mobs of both the communities are heard alternatively.

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Smita granddaughter of Hardika is talking on the phone to the family of her friend Tasneem as Tasneem has just called and told her Smita and probably her own family as well that some bomb has blasted in her hostel. Do you think…do you think those boys will ever come back? And I knew I was thinking the same, like my father. These discursive frameworks and the kind of actions they instigate are integral to the processes of postcolonial subalternization as a result of which the new subaltern begins to feel a sense of unbelongingness owing to the multiple deprivations and injustices that he is subjected to and they may well generate a sense of hostility towards the nation-state in question.

It is these forces which vehemently assert themselves through the chorus as they collectively Vol. His Idea of Secularism and Religion. Javed says that unlike them the Hindus he loves magesh people of his community. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


But we are strong! Theirs is the most natural closeness of two individuals who are capable of deep emotional bonds.

Sita Ghising rated it really liked it Mar 11, In this she is able to achieve what Baa was merely attempting in her youth but which she failed to actualize because she did not have the conditioning and upbringing which dinal make it possible for her to hold up her opinion to oppose the patriarchal structure into which she was imprisoned.

Javed condemns her for betraying her friend as she promised Tasneem that she will not expose the reality of Javed. Javed first burst into the laugh and then tells that he was ordered to kill the Pujari in the name of Jihad.

It is in their blood to destroy!

Bobby is polite while Javed is quite harsh in the conversation. That is why in the case of some of our Mohameddan or Christian countrymen who had originally been forcibly converted to a non-Hindu religion, and who consequently have inherited, along with Hindus, a common fatherland and a greater part of the wealth of the common culture — language, law, customs, folklore and history — are not and cannot be recognised as Hindus.

Finding a scull-cap in the pocket of Bobby, they at once recognise them as Muslims. The play Final Solutions opens with Daksha or Hardikaa newly married girl, writing her diary on March 31, I am touching God! Nandy, para However, following the example of Barak Fiinal we should also recall for our reading the words eattani Martin Luther King Jr.: But she is unable to allow the friendship of Daksha and Zarine to continue because of numerous pressures.


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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. If you call them, they will come. C Noorani 20 Such statements form the discursive framework for the rise of Hindu fundamentalism in India which has a produced a retrograde, revivalist, fascist nationalism e which has grown in strength across India and has produced in the minds of religious minorities a haunting sense of insecurity which has only been intensified by such Th occurrences as the demolition of the Babri Masjid or the burning of missionary Graham Staines.

Nidhi Batish rated it really liked it Nov 28, Jdollyrani rated it liked it Nov 14, Hindus and Muslims in India. I was swayed by what now appears to me as cheap sentiment. Trivia About Final Solutions: Ramanik, at last, opens the door. Hardika herself has become so prejudiced by these traumatic events that she not only despises the two young boys but even asks Ramnik to shut the door against them so that they may be slaughtered: He makes this all the more clear as he states: Aruna does not like Muslims in her house and forces her husband to throw them out of it.

Therefore, it is left to another male, Bobby, to show that hatred for the other community, especially pertaining to its religion, rituals, culture and so on stems from ignorance, bigotry and fanaticism.

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