Her writings portray women characters who struggle with cultural shackles to carve out an identity of their own in their home land and in the land they immigrate. The struggle and the hardships, the author underwent, when she came to America is vividly recreated in her novels. The American feminism, which greatly emphasis women’s independence, equality and personal freedom contrast very much with the selfless and subservient women of India. American women have fundamental rights to enjoy their freedom, but Indian women have only fundamental duties to do for their family. The two novels Sister of My Heart and its sequel The Vine of Desire deal with the lives of two distant cousins Anju and Sudha, it shows how they adapt themselves to the culture of a foreign land.
This incident showed Gandhi’s hard-pressed stance of standing for civil resistance that he would later preach. At the beginning of his stint in England, his vegetarian ways created a “social clumsiness” that blocked him from attaining his goal to “become an English gentleman” (Sharma, 32-33). His social awkwardness, for example, made him a lawyer that was “too shy to open his mouth” but eventually he found the important part of life was to not “seek learned advice for interpretation” (Parkeh, 4 & Sharma, 34). Essentially, the difference between these two situations show how golden rule of sticking his diet, an integral part of his character, actually kept him
Also there are pescatarians who eat seafood but no other meat; and pollotarians, who eat poultry but no other meat. Some people can think that vegetarianism is a healthier way of life but vegetarianism doesn’t provide sufficient nutrition for a healthy lifestyle and has dubious benefits in terms of conservation and ecological management. Initially vegetarians have greater risk for malnutrition. “While some believe that vegetarianism is a healthier dietary choice than eating meat, many vegetarians suffer from nutritional deficiencies.” (Duden) Most people who chose vegetarianism as their lifestyle, miss the necessary proteins so they may suffer from lack of important physical ailments. First of all they can’t consume enough protein from non-animal products, which may cause deprive of essential amino acids.
You can also use the non-fat version of sour cream. Add some chopped onions, some red pepper flakes, finely chopped carrots, chives and other herbs. Use this dip for small slices of whole wheat bread, instead of salty chips. Lean Chicken Fingers Make the traditional chicken fingers lean by using skinless breasts cut into small finger-food pieces. Take a cup of plain corn flakes, smash them and mix with garlic powder, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, a writer who migrated to the USA from a Postcolonial Indian background. Her works are largely set in India and the United States and often focuses on the experiences of South Asian Women immigrants. Divakaruni’s immigrant characters analyze the tension between postcolonial origins and an adjustment in new country. Immigration has directly or indirectly affected several generations of contemporary writers writing in English. Divakaruni is among those writers affected by the corollaries’ of immigration such as colonialism post – colonialism ad neo – imperialism.
Amy Tan is the Chinese-American woman writer who mainly highlights the issues faced by the Chinese immigrant community in United States, which is completely different society. Tan tries to bring out the conflicts that arise due to this landscape of geographical immigration of the Chinese family and these immigrants battle to establish their unique identity; search for their family relationships and bonding of one generation to another. Tan points out the issues that underlie the bonding between the traditional Chinese mother and the Americanized daughters. Also, she deliberately establishes the shape of women’s lives in patriarchal cultures. Tan’s novels, clearly tells about the bonding and relationships in the family.
Furthermore, the Hindus are abstain from consuming beef because cows are considered sacred and also some Buddhists avoid meat entirely. 3.1.3 Cultural Integration occur among the businesses. Cultural integration is the differences in the historical and cultural tradition among people. Therefore, in Malaysian, we have Jakim is a body responsible for the halal certification in Malaysia and they imposes stringent rules for the preparation and storage. Jakim also need to ensure that the outlets follow the “halal assurance management system” and the guidelines on the ingredients that make a cake non halal since many Muslim people tend to eat at that restaurant and might be using the same plate and those cutlery.
The narrator’s grandmother Tha’mma is in dilemma whether she goes away from home or comes home in Dhaka. Major part of the novel is based on the accounts of memories, one memory automatically calls the other related ones, connecting all of them through subtle interconnections – the outward structure of the two parts is identical. The Shadow Lines portrays one Indian family and one English family with different nationalities, culture and religions. The line between the nations and the struggle of the characters to adjust with their present lives and their past forms the core (backdrop) of the narrative. The story emphasises that the past lives in the present and the present is shaped by the past.
Pour the mixture into a moistened mold and bake in a hot oven with a lid on the pan for 1/2 hour. to stop; Hot or cold. Valentine Recipe: 6 Pudding CARROT Take three or four clear red carrots, cook and peel, remove the red part of the carrot, beat well in a bowl, put her crumbs of a penny bread, six eggs, half a pound of ghee two or three tablespoons of rose water, a small piece of lemon peel, nutmeg grate, mix well, baked with a puff of your plate and a little white wine, butter and sugar sauce. Valentine Recipe: Cheese Pudding 7 Enjoy in a pan with a piece of butter the size of a large egg. Breakfast cup of milk May until the butter melts and the parts of a book crumbs and grated cheese on half a pound paid to stay three quarters; Soak for those twenty minutes, then add a pinch of salt and 4 eggs, well beaten.
Devi, the protagonist, undergoes an identity crisis even after following the norms set by the society. She con- stately faces the problem of tradition versus modernity, dilemma of cultures western versus eastern, dilemma of mind versus heart and dilemma of being a ‘good girl’ versus ‘bad girl’, The crisis ‘to be or not to be a good girl’ haunts her and the agony of identity crisis attains the desired intensity through the use of myths. Through the study of women characters, provides us with a look into the Indian tradition and culture and the position of women in the Indian society. It is about the journey of Indian women through tradition to modernity in search of self-identity. It also discusses the ways