Alienation and Dilemma in Select Novels of Anita Desai
A close revise of Anita Desia’s novels reveals that she has comprehensively delineated the cause of recent men’s alienation and its ruinous consequences. In her
novels, Anita Desai tries to reveal the psychological problems faced by human beings. In fact, she tries to discover the real meaning of life by speaking through her characters. Her characters try to deal with the question, “What does it mean to exist?” She probes deep into the psychology of her characters and depicts their real nature by the services of self, society, and family. She moves between two extremes that is ‘appeal for life’ and ‘her fascination for death’.