Divakaruni's Oleander Girl

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The research is under Divakaruni’s most inspiring novel titled, Oleander Girl. Oleander Girl is a story about a young woman named Korobi Roy, whose parents died when she was an infant. Korobi has lived her entire life with her grandparents, Bimal Prasad Roy and Sarojini. She grew up with her grandparents’ love, care and with traditional Hindu background. In spite of her happy and content life, Korobi longs to know about her dead parents’ life and about their love journey. Often Korobi used to cherish herself with her mother’s unfinished love note to her father, which she found it as a child that was hidden in her mother’s book of poetry.
Her delightful life starts when she met Rajat Bose, with whom she found love and soon they are about to marry. Just in a little while, Korobi is going to be into a family of upper class society. At the day of engagement night party, Korobi’s grandfather dies unfortunately with a sudden heart attack by leaving a mysterious dark secret of her parents which explains her past life. Korobi is totally shocked by the secret which was
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The word Archetype is taken from the Greek work, archetypum, which means ‘pattern’ or ‘model’. Theory of Archetype is first seen in the writings of Plato and Sophocles. Definition of Archetype, “An Archetype is a character, symbol or behavioral pattern that is basically an universal template for a character that is copied throughout all forms of storytelling”. Carl Jung, Swiss psychologist, argued that the root of an archetype is in the “collective unconscious” of mankind that refers to shared experiences by a race or culture. This includes love, religion, birth, death, life, struggle, survival etc that exist in the individual’s subconscious memory and recreated in literary
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