• Stories
    by Borden Deal Games at Twilight by Anita Desai Of White Hairs and Cricket by Rohinton Mistry Online Bernard MacLaverty’s official site is at: http://www.bernardmaclaverty.com/index.htm 9 Borden Deal (1922-1985) The Taste of Watermelon The writer of a number of novels and short...
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  • Doctor
    Secrets and Other Stories Reading in the Dark by Seamus Deane Paddy Clark Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle Dubliners by James Joyce Compare with The Taste of Watermelon by Borden Deal Games at Twilight by Anita Desai Of White Hairs and Cricket by Rohinton Mistry Online Bernard MacLaverty’s official site is at...
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  • Alienation in Rohinton Mistry's Tale From Firozsha Baag
    dramatizing the Parsi world view, in relation to the levels of ‘assimilation’ and westernization’. The stories, “Auspicious Occasion”, “One Sunday”, “The Ghost of Firozsha Baag”, “Condolence Visit”, “The Collectors”, “Of White Hairs and Cricket”, “The Paying Guests”, and “Exercises” focus on people and...
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  • As English Short Stories Summary
    . To Da-Duh, In Memoriam Paule Marshall 8. Of White Hairs and Cricket Rohinton Mistry 9. Sandpiper Ahdaf Soueif 10. Tyres Adam Thorpe These notes are intended to give some background information on each author and/or story as an aid to further research and to stimulate discussion in the...
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  • Eagrsfde
    /04, 4:07 pm 48 Rohinton Mistry ‘Of White Hairs and Cricket’ is more direct in its treatment of the attempt to come to terms with mortality and physical decline, although the retrospective element – the events are being recalled by the older Kersi, as we learn at the end of the book – add...
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  • Of White Hairs and Cricket Analysis
    Of White Hairs and Cricket Rohinton Mistry The subject of mortality and acceptance of the pure reality is explored in this passage through the innocence of the narrator and his growing acceptance. The story drops the reader into a scene where the boy is plucking his ageing father’s grey hairs...
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  • Rohinton Mistry
    effective. Telling the story and thus perhaps working off the associated feelings which have remained pent up in the unmarried ayah for all these years – drives the ghost away. The stories’ Condolence Visit ‘The Collectors ‘ ‘Of White Hairs and Cricket’ share a concern with the operation of memory and the...
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  • Of White Hairs and Cricket by Rohinton Mistry
    Questions 1 Consider The Phoenix as a satire on the human need to see strange things and disordering the natural phenomenon. 2. Bring out the irony in “The Phoenix”. 3. The story is a conflict between Man and self and Man and Nature. UNIT 2 OF WHITE HAIRS AND CRICKETRohinton Mistry...
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  • Mistry's Life
    immigration, especially immigration to Canada, and the difficulty immigrants face in a society that recognizes their cultural differences and yet cannot embrace those differences as being part of itself. (Vivian Zenari) Bibliography of Works by Rohinton Mistry Bibliography of Works about Rohinton...
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  • Auspicious Occasion
    ‘Auspicious Occasion’ Tales from Firozsha Baag Rohinton Mistry “With a bellow Rustomji emerged from the WC.” (Mistry, 9) Thus begins Rohinton Mistry’s latest offering, an eleven-story collection detailing the lives of Parsis in Bombay and in North America. In the first story, Mistry employs...
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  • Squatter
    Squatter by Rohinton Mistry is a short story depicting the challenges faced by immigrants in foreign countries. He is very clever in trying to get the message of this story across. Mr.Mistry shows the issues faced by immigrants in a humorous yet attention-grabbing manner. For example, Sarosh’s...
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  • Fine Balance
    total control of her, and punishes her if she does anything in opposition to him. Once, when Dina cuts her hair, Nusswan calls her a, “polluted creature” (Mistry: 29), takes her to the bathroom and strips her of her clothes. “He pinched one, hard, and she flinched. ‘Look at you with your little...
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  • Parents-Children Relationship in Swimming Lesson and Bend it Like Beckham
    families in his book, but he still was surprised and proud of him to be published (Mistry). Likeness, Jess’s father finally supported her dream to go to the final of her football tournament because he give up on cricket which is his favourite sport, he did not want his daughter suffered the same...
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  • American English
    respecting old ways in a new world. And we watch as Gogol stumbles along the first-generation path, strewn with conflicting loyalties, comic detours, and wrenching love affairs. Houghton Mifflin (2003) ANG R MIS Rohinton MISTRY Family matters A. Knopf (2002) Nariman Vakeel, a seventy...
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  • A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry
    Reading Response Journal #1 I chose to read Rohinton Mistry's A Fine Balance, a story about four very different people living in India during a period of great civil unrest known as The State of Emergency. I found this book incredibly easy to get into because of the way Mistry writes. He seems to...
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  • Mphil Paper
    Purple 3. D.H.Lawrence : Rainbow UNIT – V 1. George Orwell:1984 2. Patrick White: Voss 3. Faulkner : The Sound and The Fury 4. Rohinton Mistry : Such a Long Journey...
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  • Books to Read
    Mitchell 64.  The Color Purple - Alice Walker 65.  The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro 66.  Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert 67.  A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry 68. The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Mitch Albom 69.  Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan...
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  • Books and author
    Shashi Tharoor Family Matters Rohinton Mistry White Mughals William Dalrymple Da Vinci Code Dan Brown Hungry Tide Amitav Ghosh Amu Shonali Bose ...
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  • Book List
    – Gustave Flaubert 86. A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry 87. Charlotte’s Web – EB White 88. The Five People You Meet in Heaven – Mitch Albom 89. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 90. The Faraway Tree Collection – Enid Blyton 91. Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad 92. The...
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  • Doogasas
    Rohinton Mistry The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy The World Doesn’t End by Charles Simic North of Beautiful by Justina Chen Headley The Fault in Our Stars by John Green Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien One Hundred...
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