Essay On Interpreter Of Maladies

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Have you ever had a crush on someone, but then found out he or she only like you as friends? Some of the stories from Interpreter of Maladies slightly relate to the idea mentioned previously. The characters mistake different types of love for others causing some disappointment and hurt feelings. The definition of love can mean an intense feeling of deep affection for someone, someone, or something that you love, or a feeling of deep romance or sexual attachment. Love can be shown in different ways and interpreted in many ways. Love can be confused due to miscommunication or not wanting to see all the cues that they don’t love you the same way. In Jhumpa Lahiri’s book Interpreter of Maladies the short stories “When Mr. Pirzada came to Dine,” “Interpreter of Maladies,” and “Sexy” Lahiri shows how attraction can be mistaken for different types of love, which leads the characters to confusion. Lilia and Mr. Pizarda become associated in a relationship where candy represents an exchange of affection. Mr. Pirzada recognizes Lilia as a good kid: “I only spoil children who are incapable of spoiling.” (Lahiri 23) Lilia treasures Mr. Pirzada’s candy because it is a gift made to make her feel worthy of receiving candy for being who she is. Lilia ends up feeling deep affections for this man, whom she sees as more of a father than her own. She says,…show more content…
Pirzada came to Dine,” “Interpreter of Maladies,” and “Sexy”. All theses stories intertwine within the depth of each of the story. These stories help the reader understand how complicated and confusing love can be without communication. Love is a very perplex subject and should carefully examined as love can cause many types of feelings. The stories show what can happen if we do not communication so, communicate with your peers to break this cycle of
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