Cross Cultural Conflicts In Bharati Muukherjee

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Bharati Mukherjee, the eminent Indo-American writer deals with the problems of women immigrants who struggle to make their own identity and an autonomous life in America. Bharati Mukherjee differs from other writers in the sense that her basic concern is for the cross cultural conflicts faced by the Indian women immigrants. All her novels represent the contemporary women's fight to make her own identity, freedom and life in the patriarchal society. She writes deeply about the cross- ,cultural conflicts, the disputes, dilemma, confusion ,isolation and the tension these women face in the foreign country. They become neither real Americans nor real Indian .In between this they try to imitate the Western culture, but cannot totally withdraw from the inborn…show more content…
They are from the middle class families and they represent the Indian women who are destined to suffer in the patriarchal back ground. They reach America after their marriage and when they reach the United States ,destiny moulds their life in a different way. Even though the world claims about equality, we can see these women characters who suffer to achieve equality, freedom and an urge to love and to be…show more content…
Bharati Mukherjee’s women characters never live or cry like the stereotyped pathetic women characters commonly see in traditional stories. She questions the notion of society where people believe the American life is a dream of the fulfillment of all ambitions and they all live in a heaven like life with money and all luxury
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