The struggle for self-identity and transformation of the female characters: A critical reading of the Metamorphosis and A Doll’s House
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This paper discusses the struggle of women in search of their self-identity due to patriarchal power. This research highlights the struggles of female characters that are marginalized, dependent on men and have experienced consequent changes in their lives. The purpose of this paper is also to discuss how even being marginalized, the women were emerged as stronger than portrayed and had the ability to not conform to society’s norm regarding women’s place. This analysis will present the idea that like men, women too possess own identity and their individuality be valued by the society who always holds them back and makes them inferior physically and mentally.