An analysis of perception aspects in Girish Karnad's play "HAYAVADANA"


  • V.KALARANJINI PG &Research Department of English , Kandaswami Kandars College, Velur-638182, Tamilnadu, India.
  • Dr.M.KRISHNARAJ PG &Research Department of English , Kandaswami Kandars College, Velur-638182, Tamilnadu, India.


Myth, Culture, Tradition, Folklore, symbolic depictions


The current study aims to provide light on Karnad's usage of myth in several plays.
Even in this modern day, the word "myth" may remain an obstacle for certain readers. Karnad
breathes fresh life into the legendary beings through his modern takes on character
development and storytelling, as well as his distinctive approach to bringing his plays'
concepts to life. Despite drawing from mythology, personal narratives, and folklore, the
themes and styles explored in his plays remain relevant and contemporary. Despite the fact
that his plays contain stories about his life, this remains true. Karnad has created characters
that make you think about your own life and how you might solve the challenges you're
facing. The viewers or readers of his work will have to make a final call since he has never
submitted a whole piece before.


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