Qualification: 
MHA, MPhil, MA
sonia@asas.kh.amrita.edu

Sonia Chellerian currently serves as Assistant Professor in the Department of English and Languages, School of Arts & Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi. 

Qualification: M.A. (English Language and Literature), M.Phil., M.H.A., PG Diploma in Environmental Journalism, (Pursuing Ph.D.).

Publications

Publication Type: Journal Article

Year of Publication Title

2019

Sonia Chelirian and Maheswaran, L., “Comparitive Study of Women Characters from Few Selected Indian Movies”, OPUS: International Journal of Scientific Development and Research (IJSDR) , vol. 4, no. 6, 2019.[Abstract]


The portrayals of women characters in Indian cinema are different in many ways. This paper deals with the comparative study of few women characters from the Indian cinema, Tara from Praana (Malayalam) , Vasuki from Puthiya Niyamam (Malayalam), Padmavati from Padmavat (Hindi) , Tessa from 22 Female Kottayam (Malayalam) cinema influence people especially youth. These characters face same problem but faces it in different ways. It is the circumstances which mold up a person and nothing else. The personality should be given more importance than the sexuality or their sexual background

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2019

M. S. Keerthana and Sonia Chelirian, “Colonialization in Bird’s Eyes”, OPUS: International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE), vol. 8, no. 7, 2019.[Abstract]


In the contemporary global scenario, the aspects and attributes of post-colonial theory has encapsulated almost all the major echelons of our society ranging from popular media to international economics. The dialectics of the ‘oppressor’ and the ‘oppressed’ has become one the most important topic of deliberation since the nineteenth century so that, it has been both exemplified and trivialized in popular culture to great extends. This paper is an attempt to analyse the 2016 animation movie The Angry Birds from a postcolonial perspective. Although the movie is a comedy, primarily intended for the child audience, it has strong implicit undercurrents of colonization and independence wars. The clan of birds symbolizes the native people who are the ‘colonized’ and the green-coloured pigs represents the ‘colonizers’. This paper also examines the movie’s close parallelism with the history and course of British colonization in India.

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