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    I had the chance to read the short story, “Sexy”, from “Interpreter Of Maladies”, written by Jhumpa Lahiri. The book was published in June of 1999 and is one of the most famous Indian-American collection of stories. Not only that, but it’s chalked full of realistic fiction in over 200 pages of mesmerizing narration. “Sexy”, in “The Interpreter Of Maladies”, focuses on a woman named Miranda that is quickly wooed by a pretty boy, Dev; who is married. They continually go off with each other as Dev lies to his wife and Miranda witnesses another affair. Pretty soon she realizes how affairs impact others and how much of a liar and egotistic man she’s fallen for. The drama and the realistic plot pulls you in as you read the I-can’t-put-this-book-down…

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    Interpreter of Maladies: Lahiri’s Guide to Forging One’s Identity In her collection of short stories entitled “Interpreter of Maladies,” Jhumpa Lahiri illustrates the difficulties that immigrants face when displaced and distanced from their culture. Each story serves as a different viewpoint on cultural experience, which allows Lahiri to bring together a detailed image of cultural displacement and the challenges it poses when forging one’s identity. The importance of cultural ties is emphasized…

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    magery in Interpreter of Maladies In Interpreter of Maladies a short story by Jhumpa Lahiri uses the literary elements of imagery in the forms of a camera and puff of white rice, to illustrate a tale the difficulty of communication can drive a family into a family and guilt-filled marriage. Mrs. Das an ill-equipped mother and a cheater are looking to pass along the suffering and blame to a different person as in the form of Mr. Kapasi, the taxi driver, While Mr. Das an ill-equipped father…

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    Depression and Insecurity in Interpreter of Maladies All relationships and marriages run into problems at one point or another. In Jhumpa Lahiri’s collection of short stories Interpreter of Maladies she wrote about the various problems that come about in different relationships. There is no denying the fact that depression and insecurity are significant personal problems portrayed through the characters Jhumpa Lahiri created. A problem in some relationships is depression. In her article…

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    From the fortune tellers in the ancient time to weather reporters we have now, people’s curiosities in their nature stimulate them to explore the coming unknowns, and the expectations they put on the future events are usually based on two things: what they wish for and what they know about. Since the former is highly subjective, and the latter is often limited, things don’t always turn out to be what we thought they would be. In “A Temporary Matter”, “Interpreter of Maladies” and “The Blessed…

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    Loss of Communication in Jhumpa Lahiri’s “The Interpreter of Maladies” In the short story of Jhumpa Lahiri entitled, “The Interpreter of Maladies,” the theme of loss of communication is seen through various stages and instances. Communication is used as a tool to further connections between individuals. In the case that it is lost, there could be miscommunication and misunderstanding between those involved. In the story, the theme encompasses various aspects of the lives of both Mr. Kapasi, the…

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    Bread Givers Assimilation

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    Losing yourself to society In the novel Bread Givers and the collection of short stories Interpreter of Maladies the overarching theme of immigration is explored through assimilation, identity and Americanization. The ideas that the two texts explore are conveyed through the language and character in both stories. In Bread Givers and Interpreter of Maladies, immigration forces assimilation and Americanization upon immigrants, which alters their true identity. In the two texts, assimilation…

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    From the passage from Lahiri's Interpreter of Maladies is told from third person, specifically through Mr. Kapasi's perspective. In other words, the story is told through Mr. Kapasi's thoughts and views. In the passage, focuses on an Indian American family, the Das, who every couple of years, visits their relatives in India. In the scene, Mr. Kapasi is introduced as the family's tour guide for the trip. Once introduced Mr. Kapasi's thoughts are revealed about the family. Essentially indirectly…

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    Communication is necessary for any relationship to succeed. Whether through vocal speech or letters, some form of communication is needed. Without it, relationships can turn to ruin. In the following short stories, the relationships lack communication which lead to destruction. Throughout A Temporary Matter, When Mr. Pirzada Came To Dine, and Interpreter of Maladies, Lahiri suggests the themes of miscommunication and unexpressed thoughts which illustrates the importance of communication in…

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    to come first? The Das family is in India for a small vacation, where Mr. Das decided to hire a tour guide. Mr. Das then tells Mr. Kapasi about himself, about how he and his wife were raised in the United States and how their parents move to India. They visit their parents here and there every few years. Mr.Kapasi himself is a tour guy who accompanies the Das family, who also works at a doctor 's office as an interpreter. He was ought to agree into doing arrange marriage and has no actual…

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