Marjane Satrapi’s father expressed his views on how the Iranian government and civilians thought that certain people thought they had more value than other individuals within their communities. Consequently, Marjane Satrapi had regards to the disparity between the social classes due to the Iranian regime. Satrapi witnessed how her maid Mehri was treated due to her position in Iran. The revolution that occurred in Iran divided the community, an individual can compare it to past historical periods where only a few people could be at the top tier and everyone below them were not as
Colonialism and the imperialistic initiatives of countries such as Britain have left Sri Lanka in a state of disorganization, divergence, poverty and insufficiency. Examine these two consecutive excerpts from the novel “The Island no longer held her by the past. She had spent 15 years ignoring that early celebrity. Anil had read documents and news reports, full of tragedy” and “The streets were still streets, the citizens remained citizens. They shopped, changed jobs, laughed.
The novel is a typical post-colonial novel hinging upon the cultural conflicts and themes of cultural displacement. The Kite Runner gives the theme of sin and redemption and the exodus of people who were forced to leave their country because of the gun culture of the Taliban. The third novel of Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed is another family drama set in the rural background of a wounded Afghanistan of the 1950s reeling under the pressure of orthodox conventions and rigid patriarchal oppression. All the major protagonists of this novel suffer because of the hegemony of the Taliban. The old values are deteriorating fast in Kabul, the institutions are collapsing and there are episodes of cultural collision in the novel.
Her stories are mainly on familial relationships in which she has taken the relationship like husband wife, father daughter. She does not think an idea or a message before writing. The stories address perplexities in the lives of Indians or Indian immigrants, with themes such as marital discord, extra marital affairs and communication gap. Nigamananda Das writes quoting Jhumpa Lahiri
Ammayya’s mom consoles her that she must feel proud that her husband was able to support two women and that since she was treated like a queen there was nothing to worry about and also instructs her to continue her role of a wife efficiently. Along with portray of this novel India in microcosm through life in a small fictitious town Toturpuram near Madras. It was about Sripathi Rao, his wife Nirmala, and their families. It complex traces the lives of ordinary Brahmin people through extraordinary times of political and social transformations in power structures in southern India, and the resultant shifts in individual values, expectations, and lifestyles. The plot of the novel was constructed with the present mingling with the past events through the memory
Jinshi were people who pasted the Ministry of Rites. Mahayana Buddhism was a version Buddhism. This kind of Buddhism was mainly different because it was the Chinese version of Buddhism. Mahayana Buddhism put emphasis on
The wives and commanders can be seen as the Brahmins, the maids and angels represent the Kshartyia in the Indian society, the handmaids and guardians are the equivalent of the Indian Viasya caste, and finally the econowives and econohusbans are the untouchables of the society. In The Handmaid’s Tale, like in the caste system of India, each caste is treated differently and worse and worse as it goes down the list. The divisions of the society are easily noticeable by what each color the class of society is forced to wear. In the novel, the wives wear blue, the handmaids wear red, the husbands wear black and so on. Another novel that shows an aspect of the Indian Caste system is A Brave New World.
In the local culture, Lakshmi has low social status in the family, so as her mother-in-law. Despite many years of feminism movement which to aim that equal political, economic, and social rights and equal opportunities for women (Vick,2017), often the women living in modern time still face many issues of discrimination. Lakshmi 's case is a good example. Her mother-in-law might not able to make the decision for her due to their culture and yet she adamant that no one should treat Lakshmi or operate on her until her husband gave permission. The same went to Lakshmi.
Also, the Hindus worship Rama as Lord whereas the Jains believe him to be an evolved Jain man who is in his last birth hence, does not commit a sin by killing Ravana. The culture of the society also has an impact on the number of Ramayana stories that exist. A common example of this can be observed by the impact of the Southeast Asian culture on the Ramayana. "Ramakirti" the Thai version of Ramayana mainly focuses on the excitement and the details about war, the techniques used and the fabulous weapons rather than the separations of family and union of lovers which is of major importance to the Indians. Also, the way Sita 's birth has been described in South Indian folklore also portrays a very different and unknown part of the epic
In the short story “Two Kinds,” Tan describes Mrs. Woo’s and Jing Mei’s thoughts and attitudes which are affected by the different cultures and communities where they were born and live. However, in this story, Mrs. Woo’s Chinese culture tends to make her children become obedient children rather than to let her children follow their own minds. The way that Mrs. Woo is raised resulted in her believing that she is right. However, that is different in the community where she lives.