Pursuance for Identity and Self Love in the Leema Dhar‟s Novel “You Touched My Heart” (echoes of love and a nightmare)
R. Viswanathan

Dr. R.Viswanathan, Assistant Professor of English, Thiagarajar College of Preceptors, Teppakulam, Madurai-09, Tamilnadu, India.
Manuscript received on 02 July 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 09 July 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 August 2019 | PP: 1436-1438 | Volume-8 Issue-10, August 2019 | Retrieval Number: J10110881019/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.A1011.0881019
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Abstract: The present study deals with the finding and searching of herself which brings he satisfaction of knowing her self-identity in her life. They discuss their life that she lived in the past and she left her house in order to find herself at the end of the novel, she finds that these are the once who makes her individuality from the birth of her in this world. The purpose of the study is to explain how her parents are helping the daughter, Leema to find her identity in this novel but beginning of the novel she blames her parents and finally they are the once who show more care towards her. This study mostly tells about the problems of the author how she struggles to find herself in the world she meets an old artist; he is the one who explained about the reality of the life. He is a murderer but she understands that every budding person starts with a dark past. Then she meets Cruz and Laine, during this time she rejoice herself in the quest of love. She wants his love towards her but in reality, Cruz loves Laine finally they died of an accident made by their fathers. This incident makes a major impact in self she finds her answer for the web of mystery by herself with the help of old artist. Finally, she gets to know that for all her behaviors make her as a mature person only because of the guidance of her parents. In this novel they did not talk much about the Importance of parents but this research paper deals with the importance of the parents how they project the world to their children. Leema leaves home to finds her identity but she returns with her father’s identity because old artist is her grandfather. This research paper concludes that ever single happenings of life will be connected with their family’s identity and also once fate.
Keywords: Self-identity, Individuality, Quest, Paternal relation, Political game
Scope of the Article: Healthcare Informatics