Themes In Village By The Sea

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Improvise comes from the Latin word improvisus , meaning "unforeseen, unexpected." Think about when something unexpected happens to you — you have no choice but to react in the moment, or improvise. Have you ever experienced challenges in your life — those times when you felt lost and had no idea how to keep moving forward ? Perhaps it was in a relationship or a business or maybe even a life and death situation. How would you like to develop a mindset that could help you in overcoming challenges with anything that comes your way? The reality is that at some point in life, we all go through struggle. But we get to choose how we respond to it. We have the power to build an unstoppable mindset. Any successful person alive today is a testament to that infinite capacity of the human potential. Like any other muscle in our body though, the ability to…show more content…
The main characters of the story are Lila and Hari, two siblings in a family struggling to make ends meet. Lila is 13 and Hari is a year younger. They have to shoulder the responsibilities in order to survive the harsh realities of their family's bleak financial situation. With their mother chronically ill and their alcoholic father, they have to earn money to run the household and educate their two younger sisters. As a result, both Hari and Lila have given up their studies. Life is miserable for them. Lila has only a few days of work as a servant and Hari works a small plot of land to grow crops. The crops never yield enough food for them and his small fishing net never catches enough fish to fill the stomachs of his family. Hari is strong and wants to get a better job but he cannot tolerate the turmoil of his family. He runs away to Bombay, known as "The City of Dreams," without telling his family, leaving Lila to manage things on her own. The way the siblings make their way through this story and their grinding poverty is
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