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How Does Ashmia Change Throughout The Novel

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In Jhumpa Lahiri’s, The NameSake, the author uses indirect characterization to show the development of Ashima’s character over the course of the text. Ashima has had to adapt to many different living ways. Ashmia, the mother of main character Gogol Ganguli, had to change her Bengali lifestyle while living in America. Ashmia has shown to grow as a person through her experiences with her appearance and her individual conflicts of the Bengali vs. American culture. Throughout the book Ashima changed as a character many times especially when it comes to her appearance. In the book she came to America as a woman from the Bengali she dressed like a Bengali woman acted like one and looked like one. Her appearance started to changed while living in

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