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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A Division of Labour. He welcomes the warmth of my hand.

Pandey One of the strategies through which is this is done is the repeated reference to the trauma of partition which becomes one of the many available tools of communal polarisation. We, our children and grandchildren — above all, the Gujaratis — will have to learn to live with a state of civil war.

Meghal Karki rated it really liked it Dec 09, And I knew I was thinking the same, like my father. Ramanik starts asking Javed about his involvement in terrorism in a teasing manner.

Final Solutions: A Stage Play by Mahesh Dattani

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Through their discussion, it is revealed that Smita and Bobby loved each other but due to the communal problems they had to separate. Splutions is precisely the context that Dattani seeks to explore in the play where two Muslim boys, chased by a fanatic mob that keeps baying for their blood, seek shelter in the house of Ramnik Gandhi.

Want to Read saving…. Two significant points come out through this subtle and underplayed relationship with powerful emotional nuances. However, Ramanik refuses to do so. Hindus and Muslims in India.

Bobby and Javed decide to leave. Open Preview See a Problem? Nidhi Batish rated it really liked it Nov 28, Skip to main content. He makes this all the more clear as he states: Mob throws stones at the house of Ramanik. It is in their blood! Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. And it is this clarity which makes her admit that she feels a closeness to Bobby which of course she is quick to realize can never culminate in anything as close as the bonds of matrimony.


All his passions died and he threw away the knife but someone else took it and stabbed the Pujari to death. They hunt us down!

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Through his young characters Dattani perhaps seeks to foreground the possibility of a new India, not directly scarred by the trauma of Partition and its aftermaths, which is willing to move beyond engraved barriers in search of better times.

Partition dattank almost reenacted every time there is a riot and Muslim areas have been affected…The language and the slogans of the Hindu right wing during the series of riots sincewhen the Babri masjid was vandalized, unabashedly recall partition Raman Vol.

They beat us up! They are the kind of bridges that are needed to find some kind of solution to the errors of post-partition experiences of the two peoples.

Final Solutions Summary | Mahesh Dattani | English Summary

Javed got angry and after some days threw pieces of beef meat finzl his house. He reached the chariot and tried to stab Pujari cattani the latter begged for mercy and thus he became still. Ramanik is moved and calls Javed brave. A macabre way, in which partition has resurfaced in the lives of Indian Muslims, particularly since the s, is solutiobs the metaphor of a mini-Pakistan.

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.


And he welcomes it! That is why mahewh gives shelter to Bobby and Javed in spite of being abused roundly by the rioting mob of Hindus outside and his wife sklutions mother from within his house. She got a chance to visit a Muslim girl Zarine, who also had a great taste for the songs of Noor Jahan and Shamshad Begum.

Affiliated East-West Press Pvt. Ramanik requests her mother not to blame them. Theirs is the most natural closeness of two individuals who are capable of deep emotional bonds.

All those not belonging to the national, i. However, as Derrida has shown, all textual strategies of thematic cohesiveness are disrupted by gaps, silences or spectral figures, banished to the n peripheries, which haunt our apparently unified structures Derrida fonal Ramnik wanted to change the trend but could not get the success he desired. Final Solutions and Other Plays. All page number references in the body text refer to this volume 8.

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She has good taste for the songs of Shamshad Begum, Noor Jahan etc. Aruna does not like Muslims in her house and forces her husband to throw them out of it. Islam and Christianity came from outside and are therefore foreign.

Golwalkar would go on to assert: Bobby is polite while Javed is quite harsh in the conversation. They want to throw us out! Remember me on this computer. Lists with This Book.

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