National Journal of Advanced Research

National Journal of Advanced Research


National Journal of Advanced Research
Vol. 6, Issue 2 (2020)

Myth in the selected novels of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni


Jagat Singh, Shweta Singh

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, is considered to be one of the greatest story teller in the contemporary Indo-American English novelists. She had used various narrative techniques in her writing, which are the unique blend to set her apart from other novelists. The present research paper focuses on the use of myth in her selected novels. She has used different settings in her novels. No novel of Divakaruni is completed without the use of myths. Her protagonists are women in all her novels, through women characters she depicts the deep-rooted culture of Indian tradition.
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