Research Scholar, Department of English, GLA University, Mathura (India)
Professor, Department of English, GLA University, Mathura (India)
The present paper deals with the various psychological undercurrents present in Anuradha Roy’s novel The Folded Earth. It endeavors to study the emotional bearings of the characters by exploring the relevant psychological aspects of the novel. Here attempts have been made to gauge the untold facts of Roy’s novel The Folded Earth written on various social and psychological themes. The present paper attempts to discover the reality behind the state of mind of the characters, general human tendencies, compulsive behaviors, psychological blockages and their possible reasons. The study also aims to understand how far the readers may be able to connect themselves with the emotions and feelings of the characters of the novel, so that it can be a helpful catharsis to comprehend some contemporary burning problems of human lives. Effort has also been made to suggest solutions to the problems so that it can be a step towards contributing to society with an aim to lessen human struggles for emotional wellbeing.