Altruistic Perspectives Found in the Poems of Kamala Das
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Associate Professor, Department of English, Vels Institute of Science, Technology & Advanced Studies (Vels University), Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Publication date: 2019-03-16
Eurasian J Anal Chem 2018;13(4):emEJAC191004
Kamala Das is one of the prominent writers among Indian English Literature. Kamala Das has published many volumes of Poetry in the year 1985. Her Poetry reveals the dilemmas and tragic situations faced by her due to the stress of her longing for love, sex and loneliness. She meets the pain of loneliness and isolation right from her childhood. Kamala Das has faced many controversies as a Woman expressing straightforwardness in her writings. This paper focuses on the inhumanity found in her poems. Human values are a unique theme in the modern world; which needs it poorly today. The article also shows how the poet's knowledge of this world, and examines how her poems touch the human quality. Humanism is a pleased dynamic which substitutes the religion that believes in the spiritual element called God. But in the current situation humanism is unsuccessful because of the fakeness called materialism, men started running after money leaving their humanism and their altruistic characteristics behind. This study tries to spotlight the Altruistic perspectives and concepts hidden in the poems of Kamala Das.