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Preeti Shenoy is one of the most talented writers of the present and is one among the best-selling authors in India who weaves magic with her words and picture. She is a versatile individual and one of the favourite youth icons for the readers. She has been gifting many interesting novels to the readers with her real-life themes and her simple vocabulary. She believes that women have equal rights to demand for equality in society as men. Her female protagonists are neither dominant nor submissive; they are neither strong nor weak hearted; they are realistic.  This paper aims to analyse the latent content of the novel in the light of Freud’s psychoanalytical theory and other psychological concept, i.e., Electra Complex in order to unravel the causes for equivocal behaviours of significant female character, disclose the hidden contents and meanings untold by the author. Her significant novel, The One You Cannot Have, deals with many untold psychological issues faced by youngsters, particularly married women, such as trauma, depression, and repression. Therefore, the proposed paper aims to analyse the latent content of the novel in the light of Freud’s psychoanalytical theory. In other words, it is an attempt to find out the hidden aspects of the novel, by analysing the strange attitudes of the significant characters.

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SreekalaT.S, & Dr.J.Jesu Latha. (2019). Psycologichoanalytical Study Of Preethi Shnoy’s The One You Cannot Have. History Research Journal, 5(6), 303-307. Retrieved from https://journals.eduindex.org/index.php/hrj/article/view/11530