Sita Sings The Blues And Patel's Ramayan Divine Loopholes

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The Ramayana can be interpreted multiple ways. Similarities and differences can still be established within Paley’s Sita Sings the Blues and Patel’s Ramayana: Divine Loophole, even when both represent the same scenario with different artistic preferences. Two similarities that can easily be found when Sita enters the pyre is her dark representation in relation to the more vibrant orange or yellow fire, and Sita wearing a bindi. The flames follow beside and behind her, but never before her. Sita is then “part of the fire,” but never being overtaken by it. Sita does not burn because of the fire; she is one with the fire. The bindi is a decorative mark or dot worn at the center of the forehead, each color representing something different. For

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