Unveiling the Power of Sisterhood: Exploring Women’s Relationships and Female Bonds in Bharati Mukherjee’s Wife

Soumeya Zairi


This study explores the significance of sisterhood and women’s relationships as portrayed in Bharati Mukherjee’s novel, Wife. Grounded in feminist theory and women’s liberation movements, the research investigates the innate human instinct to support, care, and love, highlighting the potential consequences of lacking such consolidation on individuals’ psyche and societal structure. Through a comprehensive examination of the protagonist, Dimple’s, relationships with female characters, this paper aims to unravel the extent to which these connections contribute to her personality, identity as a daughter, wife, and immigrant, and her overall dynamics with men in her life. By utilizing a theoretical framework that underscores the importance of sisterhood, this study sheds light on the intricate interplay between women’s relationships and their impact on individual lives and broader societal constructs.





Feminism, Mukherjee, Psychological Disorders, Sisterhood, Wife.

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