Unformatted text preview: order to destroy the enemy, become one,” (Devi 189). Eventually, Dulna is found and killed and is used as bate to discover the whereabouts of his wife Dopdi, who is eventually captured. When captured and taken into custody, Dopdi, whose real name is Draupadi Mejhen, is physically ravaged and then brought in the presence Senanayak, the Bengali “spet in combat and extreme-Left politics,” (Devi 188), and confronts his gentleman’s hubris by taunting him revealing his lack of masculinity, for he abuses women only to prove to others that he is a man. Senanayak then becomes very afraid for he does not know how to react as he stands before his naked, female, unarmed enemy, as should all men who abuse women, for women are to be treated with respect and chivalry, no matter what part of the globe a man may be from....
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- Physical abuse, Mahaweti Devi, anti-colonial resistance fighters