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Demythifying the Myth

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Mahabharata is the treasure house of knowledge, philosophy and morality. Innumerable interpretations are written based on it over centuries. The majestic sweep of the grand Mahabharata remains a favourite trope among writers for retelling characters and stories. Paula Richman comments on The Mahabharata: The appropriation of the story by a multiplicity of groups meant a multiplicity of versions through which the social aspirations and ideological concerns of each group were articulated. The story in these versions included significant variations which changed the conceptualization of character, event and meaning. (4) Pratibha Ray’s Yajnaseni: The Story of Draupadi is one of the most brilliant retellings which brings to the forefront the broader and deeper aspects of the character Draupadi. Though the most powerful and beautiful character in the Mahabharata, she is the most misunderstood and sacrificing character in the epic. She has to face traumatic moments in her life and is accused of being the cause of the most devastating war of all time. Ray’s Yajanseni sheds new light on the character of Draupadi from an altogether different perspective. All epic characters are portrayed as persons having ordinary human qualities and sentiments. They are depicted with people having human foibles and not as superhumans. Irawati Karve writes:

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"Demythifying the Myth", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.4, Issue 3, page no. pp439-440, March-2017, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1703085.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR1703085
Registration ID: 309813
Published In: Volume 4 | Issue 3 | Year March-2017
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Page No: 439-440
Country: -, -, India .
Area: Engineering
ISSN Number: 2349-5162
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