• Analysis of Conflict in Jhumpa Lahiri’s “This Blessed House”
    “This Blessed House” by Jhumpa Lahiri is a short story that follows a small period of time in the two characters’ lives. Having known one another for only four months, newlyweds Sanjeev and Tanima, called Twinkle, are finding it difficult to adjust to married life. Both have very different per
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  • Comparative Cultural Studies: Forming, Deforming and Reforming of Identity in the Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
    In the age of globalisation, the issues of diaspora, transnationalism, cultural mongrelization, hybridity, identity crisis continuously enrich the diasporic literatures of the twenty first century. Topographical shifting, cultural transaction, multiculturalism, fluid identity forms a complex framewo
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  • A Real Durwan
    Safi Aziz Ms. Finnegan World Lit. H 3/15/10 Between the Lines In some literature, upon occasion, the real magic of the message can only be expressed in an abstract, off hand way. In certain pieces, the richness of the idea is often passed between the lines through symbols. A “symbol” is
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  • Portrayal of Male Characters in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Selected Short Stories
    PORTRAYAL OF MALE CHARACTERS IN JHUMPA LAHIRI’S SELECTED SHORT STORIES ABSTRACT This study analyzes the male characters in Jhumpa Lahiri’s three selected short stories. The formalistic theory chosen to dissect the texts has enable readers to be objective in their interpretation by
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  • Culinary Practices and Ethnic Identity: a Study of the Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
    Culinary Practices and Ethnic Identity: A Study of The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri In the present era of globalization and immigration, the issues of ethnic language, ethnic cultural activities, ethnic costumes and ethnic cuisine have contributed in the formation of the diasporic identities in th
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  • Jhumpa Lahiri
    Walking between two worlds – Jhumpa Lahiri’s Interpreter of Maladies Tarun Kumar (Research Scholar) Immigration is a common phenomenon in the contemporary world. Travelling and adapting across cultures have turned into major issues and concerns of the contemporary globalizing environment . I
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  • Jhumpa Lahiri
    Jhumpa Lahiri, born in 1967 to Bengali parents in London, moved to Rhodes Island as a child. She feels strong ties to her parents' homeland as well as the United States and England. She now resides in New York. This colorful background has led her to a unique multicultural perspective. Her goal in w
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  • The Life and Motivation of Jhumpa Lahiri (Research Paper))
    Zahir 1 Professor Brunn English 201-141 12 July 2011 The Life and Motivation of Jhumpa Lahiri Jhumpa Lahiri was born on 1967 in London, UK. Her parents were Indian-Bengalis. Lahiri grew up in Rhode Island, USA and she considers herself to be an American. Lahiri is a very educated wom
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  • Scholarly Article on "The Namesake" by Jhumpa Lahiri
    Scholarly Article on “The Namesake” By Jhumpa Lahiri The article I chose is titled, “From Hybrids to Tourists: Children of Immigrants in Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Namesake,” written by Natalie Friedman. This in depth article focuses on the inner personal struggle of an immigrant family to t
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  • Jhumpa Lahiri
    The Interpreter of Maladies Many children in the world are born and raised into cross cultural lives. Jhumpa Lahiri is an example of one of those people. Lahiris life experiences influence her symbolism, themes and styles of her writing. Growing up in America, she was greatly influenced by the Ind
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  • Despite Some of the Stories Being Set in India and Other in United States, the Setting Only Has a Minor Bearing on What Lahiri Wants to Say About Human Nature.
    Whilst Lahiri’s works in Interpreter of Maladies, ostensibly focus on the diasporic story and the problems of displacement and integration, the real subject appears to deal with problems that humans have in terms of finding their real self. It is overly simplistic to suggest that the characters in
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  • cultural identity in Jhumpa Lahari's THE NAMESAKE
     THEIVANAI AMMAL COLLEGE FOR WOMEN Cultural Identity In Jhumpa Lahiri’s THE NAMESAKE Jhumpa Lahiri, the author of The Namesake, was born in London, the daughter of Indian immigrants from the state of West Bengal. Her family moved to the United States when she was...
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