Qualification: 
MPhil, MA, B.Ed.
geethar@asas.kh.amrita.edu

Geetha R. Pai currently serves as Assistant Professor at the Department of English and Languages, School of Arts & Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi.

Qualification: M. A., B. Ed., M. Phil., (Pursuing Ph.D.).

Publications

Publication Type: Journal Article

Year of Publication Title

2019

Priyanka Babu and Geetha R Pai, “Objectification of Women in Harem Web Novels: An Analysis ”, International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE) , vol. 8, no. 7, 2019.[Abstract]


Web novels basically stand for those novels which are published online. There are many genres in webnovels, like martial ats, fiction, fantasy etc that set the tone for further development in this particular form of popular literature in China. It has many different characteristics short chapters, crisp writing etc that eased the onslaught brought about by the internet. This paper mainly deals with the depiction of women in the top three webnovels, of the year 2019. It will be analyzed based on the topic of objectification of females. The paper’s main focus will be on the treatment of women in harem novels. Harem, a subgenre of Chinese web novels is where a male or female protagonist is in a polygynous relationship with two or more love interests or sexual partners. A heterosexual male harem is called female harem or seraglios whereas if it is the opposite or a yaoi (male to many males) harem it is called male harem, reverse harem or gyaku harem. Here we take into consideration the top three popular webnovelsof the year 2019 and analyze the female characters present in it and their treatment. The top three most popular web novels include; Death March Kara Hajimaru Isekai Kyosoukyoku, Everyone Else is a Returnee, and Against the Gods.

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2019

Reshma Anna Thomas and Geetha R Pai, “Hunger in Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast: An Analysis in terms of Food Metaphors”, International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE) , vol. 8, no. 7, 2019.[Abstract]


This paper aims at carrying out a textual analysis of Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast with regard to identifying food and drinks as a metaphor gratifying various forms of hunger in the novel through quantitative analysis. The focus will be upon the conceptual metaphor, where meaning is derived from everyday language and thought. Hunger can be seen as a positive creative force for Hemingway and he wishes to return to his youthful days at Paris and revive the vivaciousness that was present in him. A list of food and drink items used by the author is identified and represented as a chart, depending upon its occurrence in the novel, against the various hunger forms identified to form a statistical analysis. His memories of the days, well spent, in Paris and his appetite to be the greatest author ever can be traced in this particular work. Thus, a conclusion is reached where the author discovers an incentive in the moderate procedure, regardless of it being giving oneself a chance to be eager before a meal or the journey towards being a great writer; the wait is a part of it.

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2019

Amrutha M Nair and Geetha R Pai, “Dilemma And Cultural Conflicts In The Book “Not Without My Daughter “ By Betty Mahmoody”, IJELLH(International Journal of English Language, Literature in Humanities) , vol. 7, no. 5, 2019.[Abstract]


"You are here for the rest of your life. Do you understand ? You are not leaving Iran. You are her until you die” .For an American women Betty Mahmoody who married to an Iranian man ,Dr Sayyad Bozorg Mahmoody these lines were not less than abuses. In her book Not Without My Daughter Betty Mahmoody chronicles her time in Iran, a land where women have no rights and Americans are despised. Traveling to Iran under the words that they were visiting for short while, For a women like Betty her nightmare became reality and escape becomes only an impossible dream. During her life in Iran Betty has encountered many strange and difficult situations ranging from being forced to eat grains with insects running in it to suffering brutal domestic abuses from her husband while his family witnessed it. Betty’s life experience is not very far displaced: for the culture of patriarchy that builds against women in Iran proves to be breeding ground for personal stories of violence attack against women and their rights.” Not Without my Daughter” is a true story of one women’s desperate struggle to survive and escape with her daughter from an alien and frightening culture.

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2019

N. Syam, T. Manjima Prakash, and Geetha R Pai, “Norse Mythology in Popular Culture: A Study of the Thor Trilogy in the Marvel Cinematic Universe”, International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering, vol. 8, pp. 162-164, 2019.[Abstract]


Man’s interest in mythology since time immemorial has been manifested in arts in various forms throughout the ages. Norse Mythology is the collected myths of Germanic people who lived in the Scandinavian region and spoke Norse mythology roughly between the period of 800 and 1300AD. Norse mythology had been adapted to popular culture quite often in the past. The paper aims at understanding the adaptation of Norse mythology into one of the biggest and popular movie franchises in Hollywood that is the marvel cinematic universe a superhero movie franchise based on comic books. It details on how comic creators and movie makers deviated from actual mythology to fit Thor and his celestial world into a superhero universe, thereby catering to popular culture.

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