Jerry Pinto’s Em and the Big Hoom: Heteronormativity and the Text of Madness
Mathew John M1, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham2, K. Balakrishnan3
1Mathew John M, M Phil Student, Department of English and Languages, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi Campus, India.
2Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Professor, Department of English and Languages, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi Campus, India.
3K. Balakrishnan, Professor, Department of English and Languages, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi Campus, India.
Manuscript received on 15 May 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 22 May 2019 | Manuscript Published on 08 June 2019 | PP: 137-139 | Volume-8 Issue-7C May 2019 | Retrieval Number: G10250587C19/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: This paper is an attempt to explore the concept of heteronormativity through its application in Em and the Big Hoom written by Jerry Pinto. Heteronormativity’s abstract presence in the society will be depicted along with its deep-rooted involvement in the novel through the conventional duties associated with mother hood.
Keywords: Heteronormativity, Motherhood, Assigned Gender Roles.
Scope of the Article: Natural Language Processing and Machine Translation