PDF | The novel Cry, The Peacock by Anita Desia reveals delusions of the female protagonist who attempts to decry her loneliness through her own. It is a story of a young girl named Maya who was surrounded by childhood prophecy of disaster. Maya is an extremely sensitive married girl. Cry, the Peacock, Desai’s first novel, is divided into three sections: a short introduction and conclusion in objective, third-person narrative, and a long subjective.

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Rahat Manav rated it did not like it Dec 08, Comments are not for promoting your articles or other sites. The colorful world has been presented to reveal a dark side of evil and ugliness. She is obsessed by her childhood prophecy of disaster that prevents her from leading a normal life with her husband Gautama strangely the peaccok astrologer may forgot her but she cannot forget the astrologer and his prophecy.

One desa day Gautama was much lost in his bt, she asks him to accompany her to the roof of their drsai to enjoy cool air. Such irreconcilably different temperaments are bound to have marital disharmony. The married life of Maya and Gautama is cesai opposed. Then suddenly, during her interval of sanity, an idea hopefully dawns in her mind that since the albino had predicted death to either of them, it may be Gautama and not she whose life is threatened.

Her dark house appears to her like her tomb and she contemplates in it over the horror of all that is to come. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. This service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. To ask other readers questions about Cry, the Peacockplease sign up.


Who is my savior? This is feature allows you to search the site. There is no rest teh only death and waiting. Maya is an ddsai sensitive married girl. You are commenting using your Twitter account. God let me sleep, forget rest. It shows her sensitiveness. The two are often compared, and I highly suggest reading them together.

This tendency continues after marriage and Gautama points out to her, that she never reads the newspaper or a book neither does she involve herself in any extra-curricular activity.

This site uses cookies. And four years it was now. Cry, the Peacock is the story of a young girl, Maya, obsessed by a childhood prophecy of disaster. We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.

No other writer is so much concerned with the life of young men and women in India cities as Anita Desai. I think I did well to not waste more than an thr of my time on this piece of horse poop. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

‘Cry, the Peacock’ by Anita Desai

Kartik Patni rated it it was ok Oct 25, Maya is full of life and wants to enjoy life to the utmost. After her marriage, she expected the same from her husband who also was a lawyer. The city plays a crucial role in widening the marital gap between Pexcock and Maya. See 1 question about Cry, the Peacock…. But once they are gone, she finds the house empty and herself alone with her horrors and nightmares.

Then she decides to kill him.


A Psychological Study of Anita Desai’s “Cry, the Peacock”

Shaikh Naveed rated it liked it Mar 11, Shifna rated it liked it May 31, The major concerns of the writer are loveliness, depression and solitude.

Her attempts to divert herself by visits to her friend Leila and Pom or Mrs.

Having lived a carefree life under the indulgent attentions of her loving father, Maya desires to have similar attentions from her husband Gautama, a father surrogate. Challenge a Reader, Challenge a Leader. Then I skimmed some more and came to the ‘climax’ which was just as boring as the rest of the book.

Seeing her morbidity, her husband warns her of her turning neurotic and blames her father for spoiling her. Gy them, I trembled and panted and paced the burning rocks.

This is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. Marital relationships are established with the explicit purpose of providing companionship to each other. Not only he pampered her but also fed her infant brain with fairy tales because the doctor had advised him not to make her anxious or sad.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Refresh and try again. It is that — my loneliness in this house. Preview — Cry, the Peacock by Anita Desai. Bhoomika Patel rated it really liked it Jul 29, vesai Her attempts to divert herself by visits to her friend Leila and Pom or Mrs. Gautama, on the contrary is gentle and patient with her, except those times when she is too unreasonable.

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