The Views of Indian Culture Portrayed in A Stench of Kerosene by Amrita Pritam 'A Stench of Kerosene' written by Amrita Pritam, portrays the consequences of the strong influence of Indian culture in a village, which destroys a couple's marriage. Manak and Guleri have been happily married for eight years. The story opens to give the reader an insight into Guleri's homesickness. "Whenever Guleri was home-sick she would take her husband, Manak and they would go up to
A Comparison of A Stench of Kerosene by Amritsa Pritam with Veronica by Adwale Maja-Pearce In this essay I am going to compare "A Stench of Kerosene" by Amritsa Pritam and "Veronica" by Adwale Maja-Pearce. The characters in these stories have many similarities in the personalities and the way they live their lives even though both stories are set in very different contries. The authors use similar and a different technique to present and show their character's lives.
A Comparison Between Desirees Baby & Stench Of Kerosene 'Stench Of Kerosene' was written by Amrita Pritam approximately fifty years ago. This emotional short story mainly revolves around the relationships between a woman, her husband and his mother. Another important theme is the significance of cultures and traditions in the protagonists' lives. The main characters are Manak and Guleri, who are husband and wife. Guleri and Manak are a loving couple who live with Manak's mother in a small
The Portrayal of Indian Marriages in the Stories The Old Woman and The Bhorwani Marriage Culture is comprised of those things which we tend to cherish, and those things, which are important to us, being therefore the accepted and patterned ways of behaviour of a given people. India is one of the richest countries in the importance it gives to its culture and heritage. Marriage forms an important of Indian culture and traditions and is considered as one of the major pillars
the United States they must decided which of their traditions to continue to practice, which to adapt to their new home and which parts of the mainstream of American culture to adopts as their own. What they left behind was engraved on their inner being, the culture and traditions, which they are born and bred. Encountering a new culture, new ways of life, copying with adverse situations, shock of a different environment leaves them counterfeiting between old and the new world. Bharathi Mukherjee’s