Jasmine By Bharati Mukherjee Summary

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Bharati Mukherjee novel’s Jasmine explores from identity perspective. She is well known writers of the Indian diaspora in the United States whose literary task is to express a complex, cross-culture sensibility, and who belongs to different cultures and traditions. Dislocation, cultural alienation, survival, identity and adaptability remain persistent themes in the fiction of Mukherjee whose own biographical trajectory spans India, Canada and the United States. Mukherjee’s novels are critically analysed based on the theme of migration, expatriation, exile, alienation and assimilation. Identity is uniqueness of one’s originality. The term Identity has a long history after 20th century. The word identity is derived from the Latin root idem which means the Sameness and Continuity. Identity is the term includes the social roles, personal traits and conscious self images and it is the original identity of oneself, and deciding or choosing what to become by one-self in every aspects. One discovers something unique in oneself. An identity is what separates you and the person sitting next to you. The fusing of identities brings about the…show more content…
Sociology is the study of human society. The process of learning the human belief, norms and human value society that are socially expected of us as a member of a particular society is called socialization. The major problem of immigrants is about their identity in the alien land. Mukherjee faced the same problem the time she was married to her Canadian husband. When she was in her native land she was disliked to be in her permanent identity in her own culture as a Hindu and her last name announced by her forefather. She doesn’t want to confine in Hindu tradition. After her marriage to an American of Canadian origin it was really tiresome to adopt the alien culture, people in America saw her as a minority because of her race that she is not
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