Horrified and unbelieving, the seven-year-old girl rejects her foretold future and then falls, injuring her forehead with a bundle of firewood she is carrying. The injury leaves a portentous star-shaped scar on her forehead.
She also depicts the cultural clash between the East and West.
In the novel Jasmine, Bharati Mukherjee takes up the theme of search for identity. She writes how the female protagonist tries to tackle the problem of loss of culture and endeavours to assume a new identity in the U. On reaching the U. She struggles hard to achieve it and at last she realizes that self independence is not to be an Indian or American but to be at peace with herself.
Sumita Roy aptly remarks that "Consequently, to read Bharati Mukherjee's Jasmine as an ambitious endeavour to outline the life of a woman engaged in a serious quest for values is rewarding.
Yet, it is journey towards the fulfillment of wishes what she cherished in her heart. Revista Internacional de Estudios Literarios;oct, Issue 8, p In this paper we analyze three adolescent postmodern novels in order to present their characteristics in terms of content, its formal structures and the language used in relation to the main issue: It outlines the characters with the conscious effort of the protagonist at self-constitution and identification.
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|Search for Identity in Bharati Mukherjee's Jasmine||The novels of Bharati Mukherjee are self actualising. Quest for the definition of self and search for identity are the main features of her women who are seen caught in the flux of tradition and tradition and modernity.|
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|Search for Identity in Bharati Mukherjee's Jasmine||Bharati Mukherjee, an Indian writersuccessful in highlighting the cultural clashes and other social and political dilemmas in North America. She is an Indian-born American writer and professor in the department of English at the University of California, Berkeley.|
|Talvez você também goste...||Most widely held works by Bharati Mukherjee Jasmine by Bharati Mukherjee Book editions published between and in 10 languages and held by 2, WorldCat member libraries worldwide "When Jasmine is suddenly widowed at seventeen, she seems fated to a life of quiet isolation in the small Indian village where she was born.|
How the United States is unique in its founding on idealistic issues; How immigrants have changed the identity of the US; The cultural civil war and its impact on our national identity; Why mass entertainments and consumerJasmine is a novel by Bharati Mukherjee.
Mukherjee is an immigrant from Kolkata, India who has written extensively on Indian culture and history as well as the immigrant experience in America in both fiction and non-fiction works.
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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Jasmine/5(68). Jasmine, Mukherjee’s spotlight is on the complex layers, cross-cultural reality, space, alienation and cultural identity. The protagonist’s expedition, which was born in India to America, shows.
- The novel Jasmine by Bharati Mukherjee is an incredible story about the transformation and life experiences of a Panjabi girl from India.
which other characters in literature encounter. In the book Jasmine by Bharati Mukherjee, the main character was told from the age of seven the hardships she would encounter in her lifetime (Mukherjee 3. Three Immigrant Types in Mukherjee's Jasmine The complex journey of immigration and the hardships immigrants undergo are common themes in Bharati Mukherjee's writings.
The author, an immigrant herself, tries to show the darker side of immigration, especially for Hindu women, that is not often portrayed in other immigrant narratives. Three Immigrant Types in Mukherjee's Jasmine The complex journey of immigration and the hardships immigrants undergo are common themes in Bharati Mukherjee's writings.
The author, an immigrant herself, tries to show the darker side of immigration, especially for Hindu women, that is not often portrayed in other immigrant narratives.