Diasporic Literature Analysis

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ABSTRACT Representing multicultural communities and the resultant displacement in any book by the writers is a matter of quest and an urgent question in Diasporic literatures to get an answer for. There are certain ubiquitous and mundane characteristics and also some contradictions among the people, nations, groups, or continents. Nation has been considered as a form of “restrictively imagined collectivities” (Anderson 147) by Amitav Ghosh in “A correspondence on provincializing Europe”. Some writers started writing, discussing in their literature, the concept of displacement and the many difficulties involved in it. I am presenting Amitav Ghosh as one such novelist who brought it in his novels and through the imaginary characters displaying…show more content…
The type of solutions tried, succeeded and tried, failed should be taken into consideration before finalizing any solution to the problem administered. A comparative analysis with a little bit of critical thinking is warranted for the better implementation of the solutions. These, then, will be approached by a thorough examination of the concepts of multiculturalism, migration, and diversified living together. The risks and troubles endured by millions of Indians who leave their homeland India for surrounding countries for want of identity, occupies an important place in the contemporary English language writers from Indian subcontinent. Ghosh’s novels The Circle of Reason, The Shadow Lines, In an Antique Land, The Hungry Tide and Sea of Poppies are constituted with the travails of migration, cosmopolitanism, exile and search for identity. A cosmopolitan can best be described as a person whose ideology is that all citizens should obviously belong to one sole community. Therefore, a cosmopolitan should always think and behave like a cosmopolite feeling a sort of adherence and coherence to the idea of…show more content…
There are so many overtures that are quite humorous and witty to tell the story of an orphan with name Alu. He is adopted by an elderly uncle who works as a teacher in an Indian village that is indeed very small. Balaram and Alu are involved in activities like weaving and Alu works as an apprentice. Later, Balaram enters a local feud and that leads to bombing of Alu’s home. Alu escapes as a lone survivor and faces so many hardships in his journey of life before fleeing again with Zindi and other friends wandering over North Africa ending up landing in a tiny village Saharan Village that determines Alu’s life and
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