The present study entitled asThe Question of Woman’s Identity and Hijab: A Critical Study of Sabyn Javeri’s “The Urge” (Hijabistan, 2019). It is a critical study of women suppression in hijab from patriarchy. The study aims to explore suffrage of women in the story of Hijabistan (2019) “The Urge”. The qualitative method has been applied and for discussion and findings textual analysis tool and close reading of the text has been used.The story reveal women’ confused identity in hijab and it also reveals the suppression of women in the patriarchal society. The protagonists in the story of Hijabistan (2019) “The Urge” has been the victim of patriarchal pressure where a thirteen-year-old girl has been under the veil because her family male holder has pressurized her to cover herself and her womanhood relay on veiling. In the story “The Urge” a wife has been beaten by her husband when she is just hanging out with her husband’s niece. Therefore, the study explores the different violence and suppression of women with the protagonist characters who suffered from confused identity in hijab and has been the victim of violence and patriarchal pressure.
Hijab, Woman’s Identity, Woman Suppression, Social Pressure, “The Urge”.