Document Type : Primary Research paper


Assistant Professor inEnglish, Department of Science and Humanities, Nehru Institute of Technology, Coimbatore Dt, India


Daughters suffer in silence but are not able to share their private sorrows with their
mothers theabsence of lack of mother‟s sympathetic shoulders at home forces these daughters
to look for sympathy outsidewhich leads to deception. Daughters become Vulnerable to
outside influences. The sense of belonging that is theessence of a good relationship is found
sadly missing from this relationship which is most vital in the life of
hebookeighttimes over seven years. And each time I thought I had finished the book” (106).
UrvashiButalia of Kali forwomen was struck by the simplicity of ManjuKapur‟s writing
style: “There is no gimmickry in the language, aswe see in some other books” (106). The
novelist MukulKesavan comments Difficult Daughters as: “a first raterealistic novel about a
daughter‟s reconstruction of her troubled past, hinging on her mother‟s story”


Volume 12, Issue 1
International virtual conference on Newer Trends and Innovation in Nanotechnology Materials Science . Science and Technology
March 2021
Pages 594-598