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    In the novel Jasmine, Bharati Mukherjee talks about the hardships that Jasmine faced throughout her life. First, Jasmine had to witness her husband's death. Second, she had to find a way into America. Lastly, she was raped and abused by Half Face. First, Jasmine witnesses the death of her husband, Prakash from a bomb explosion while shopping. The police make her identify her husband as shes most likely traumatized. In chapter 14, she states, “If God sent Sukkhi to kill my husband, then I renounce

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    Bharati Mukherjee is one of the accomplished diasporic writers. Her writing focuses mainly on women’s suppression, struggle to overcome the problems and attempt to attain identification. Bharati Mukherjee also depicts the cultural conflicts between the East and the West. When a person enters into a new culture from the old one, the conflict arises between the two cultures in the alien land. This paper explores how the female character, Jasmine is portrayed as protagonist in Bharati Mukherjee’s Jasmine

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    CHAPTER – II IMMIGRANT AND STRUGGLE IN NOVEL JASMINE Jasmine is a novel by Bharati Mukherjee written in 1989. The story is about a woman who crosses the border and ends as “Sati”. The story is the journey of the protagonist Jasmine to different transformation and struggle. The identity changes of Jasmine are much depended on her Diasporic changes. The story begins in a village Hasnapur. At small age she was called “Jyoti” and when she was a child, an astrologer said that she would live as a widow

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    wanted to spare me the pain of a dowryless bride” (Mukherjee 40). Mukherjee utilizes Jasmine’s nonchalant description of her near death experience coupled with her rationalization to show that the brutal treatment of baby girls is a common occurrence in her culture. Conversely, the reaction of Taylor’s wife is a metaphor for the western perception that the conduct of Jasmine’s mother is a form of barbarism. By using Jasmine’s birth, Mukherjee exposes the realties of a male patriarchal society in

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    Dr. Mishra 's Life

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    Present, future tense except talking about Dr. Mishra’s life A Gallery of Rosemarie Salem Seaport, located in the province of Massachusetts was the first Maritime port to complete major trade with India. Perhaps not so surprising therefore that Salem State University would produce one of the most groundbreaking scholars of South Asia, Dr. Rosemarie Mishra ( रोज़मरी मिश्र ). Known for her Buddhist Art Exhibit on permanent display in the National Gallery of Ireland, and for her outreach exhibits

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    A stream of hot water pours down from a shower embedded in the low hanging ceiling. Everything is awash with a hazy golden warmth from slow burning candlelight, softened by the rolling steam. Every breath was thick with the scent of jasmine flowers diffused into the air. "Let's try something different today," Sunny had suggested when he arrived that afternoon. First she had coated his body from head to toe with a mixture of fresh ground coffee bits, rich plant butters, and stimulating essential oils

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    India is a land of diversity. We have diversity in every phase whether it’s culture, climate or language. The natural beauty of India is exquisite due to the beautiful plants and trees found here. The plants in India are famous for their admiring beauty. Apart from that, many of the plants found here in India have a religious importance. Their religious value is what makes them special and different from the plants found in other countries. The common Indian garden plants bloom during spring and

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    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. In the novel, Jasmine Mukhedee uses three types of immigrants to show how different the hardships of adhering to life in an adopted country can be. Her main

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    Introduction The Tiger’s Daughter by Bharati Mukherjee is a realistic novel of the dual culture based identity of the author who faces the mental duality due to the changes in the culture in the long left India. She found difficult to adapt to the culture, customs, and traditions, which she depicts through her female protagonists’ cultural crisis. The proposed study is an attempt to throw light on to the cross cultural conflict of the 22 year old Tara when she revisits India after a seven year stay

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    Desh and Videsh: Be/Longingness in Bharati Mukherjee’s Jasmine Diaspora is the movement of indigenous people or a population of a common people to a place other than the homeland. It can be voluntary or forced and usually the movement is to a place far from the original home. World history is replete with the instances about mass dispersion such as the expulsion of Jews from Europe, the African Trans-Atlantic slave trade, the century long exile of the Messenia’s under Spartan rule. The term Diaspora

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