Bharati Mukherjee

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  • Role Of Women In Bharati Mukherjee

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    “Women write differently not because they are different psychologically from men, but because their social experiences are different.” – Virginia Woolf Bharati Mukherjee is the most accomplished diasporic writer. She is a prominent author of the Indian Writings in English who has induced the study of feminism in her writings. She is widely eulogized as the finest of her cohort of Indian writers in English. This paper aims to highlight the female protagonist who is insightful, anxious, luminous and

  • The Development Of Evolution In Jasmine By Bharati Mukherjee

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    The novel “Jasmine” by Bharati Mukherjee is about a young girl named Jasmine, who is having difficulties with each person that she meets. Jasmine is a person who is fearful of expressing her real identity with the people around her. The theme evolution is very important in the story; it shows the development of the character because Jasmine’s identity becomes evolved. In this essay, evolution will be defined as a development and change. The author Bharati Mukherjee shows the character Jasmine as

  • Multiculturalism In The Tiger's Daughter By Bharati Mukherjee

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    Bharati Mukherjee, a widdely known diasporic literary celebrity, has captured different shades of the entity called immigration in her novels. Her top agenda in almost all her novels is exptriatehood leading to new identities and related paraphernelia. Her debut novel The Tiger’s Daughter introduces us to the fragile self and in-betweenness of a daughter, Tara belonging to a wealthy Bengali family. After spending good seven years abroad, she finds Calcutta vastly different than what was in her childhood

  • Summary Of Miss New India By Bharati Mukherjee

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    Miss New India is the most recent novel by Bharati Mukherjee. This novel completes her trilogy of Desirable Daughters and The Tree Bride. This novel is the story of Anjali Bose, a middle class girl from a small provincial town, Gauripur in Bihar. She is an energetic and ambitious girl who does not want to waste her talent of good language skills in this backwater town. Her command at the fluent English speaking skills is encouraged and cultivated by her American teacher, Peter Champion who is an

  • The Chaos of the Melting Pot: Multiculturalism in Bharati Mukherjee’s Fiction

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    Bharati Mukherjee has distinguished herself among the ground-breaking novelists in the genre of diasporic Indian literature. Her account of the experience of the diaspora and its effect upon women provide the readers with an insight into the lives of South-Asians who currently reside in the United States. This paper aims to study how Bharati Mukherjee has captured the chaos of the Melting Pot about the Indian immigrant experiences in America in her short stories and novels. The longing for the security

  • Bharti Mukherjee's Jasmine: An Innovative Diasporic Representation

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    Bharati Mukherjee’s Jasmine: an Innovative Diasporic Representation Diasporic literature reflects challenges, aspirations and anxieties of a person who migrates to a new land. The first generation of all immigrants always suffers from a broad sense of nostalgia, and the first generation immigrants tend to cling strenuously together in order to preserve their cultural, religious and linguistic identity. Preserving their identity is one of their chief concerns. (Anand viii) The understanding of

  • Analysis Of The Holder Of The World

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    T. Ramesh Reddy Amidst the gamut of English prose writing in post-Independence India, the fiction of expatriate writers is increasingly gaining recognition, echoing as it does the diverse but popular trend of emigration and travel. Bharati Mukherjee’s novels express these nomadic impulses of Indians, often in deliberate search of a materially better

  • Bharati Mukherjee’s Desirable Daughters

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    Generally, in the depiction of the immigrant woman’s negotiations with the New World, Bharati Mukherjee’s treatment of the past spacetime becomes crucial. Usually, her novels portray the past spacetime as a circumscribing space that must be escaped in order to (re)construct identity. For instance, in Wife, Mukherjee depicts Dimple’s inability to escape from the past as an inability to transform into an American individual who has the agency to define her self. On the other hand, in Jasmine, the protagonist

  • Importance Of Belonging Essay

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    have made any connection to speech communities. At first, none can recognized the implications of the differing speech communities that Bharati and Mira decided to join upon their arrival in America rather an exposure to different sense of belongings. Bharati explains in India she and Mira were “almost identical in appearance and attitude”. However, in America, Bharati chose to marry outside of her ethnic community, and therefore entered into an entirely different speech community from her sister Mira

  • Mira And Bharati's Two Ways To Belong In America

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    In the story “Two Ways to Belong in America” the two main characters, Mira and Bharati had their goals, expectations, and appreciate for what they wish to accomplish in their lives in America. The narrator says, The sisters plans where to stay in America for two years, then return to India to marry of their fathers choosing (Mukherjee 404). Just like anyone else plans in this world; naturally, plans change and new plans occur. As a result, coming to America for the characters made a huge change in