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    The Story Of Charulata

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    The fragrance emitted by the lilies filled the air. The night blooming jasmine on the arbour opened their buds slowly releasing their scent. The cuckoo birds returned to their perch on the arbour. The setting sun cast a warm, orange glow across the village. The scene would have transported anyone to seventh heaven; especially, a poet or a painter. Lamps were turned on at all the homes. Radha watched the evening scene through a window in her home. She didn 't feel joy. She felt as if the setting Sun scorched her love sick heart. The fragrance emitted by the Jasmine irritated her. As if to block the scent, she started to shut the windows. Her heart heaved in her bosom as she moved through the house closing the windows. She reached the front veranda. The cows had started to return home. She stood still for a few minutes. The cowherds were nowhere to be seen amongst the cows. They would come later after the five hundred thousand cattle reached home. She looked behind her to see if her parents were nearby. Her father was busy preparing for the evening prayers and her mother was in the kitchen. She felt relieved. Today might be the day for her to see Him. She opened the door stealthily and slowly stepped out lest her ankle bracelets should ring. She was about to step on the threshold when she saw a shadowy figure lurking behind the tamarind tree. She peered hard at the figure. Could it be that her parents anticipated her move and were waiting to catch her? Twilight had set in…

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    beginning the person with the power was Lakshmi’s stepfather. He is not able to work but he uses Ama and Lakshmi to his advantage. Ama serves him even though he does not provide anything to the family. He takes the money for himself and gambles it away. He then sells Lakshmi into prostitution without Ama knowing. He abuses his power as the man of the house. He tells them they shouldn 't shame him because "A man who gambles away our earnings is better than no man at all." Once Lakshmi gets to…

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    Lakshmi Human Trafficking

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    Human trafficking is one of the worst experience someone can go through. In a rural community Lakshmi gets decived in a world of prosistution at the age of thirteen. Lakshmi and her family are poor but after the rain sweeps their crops away Lakshmi and her family are even more poorer.Lakshmi wants to work just like her friend Gita so her family won't be poor any more. Lakshmi's mother,Ama wants her to stay in school but after the rain washes away their supply for moneyer stepfather gets her a…

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    the heart-rending story of a young girl 's struggles to survive, the novel Sold illustrates many important ideas, from the significance of loving relationships to the impact of poverty, and everything in between. Through the character of Lakshmi, an innocent girl stuck in poverty and a world of dishonesty, Patricia McCormick tells a story about the dehumanization of people, and the different struggles that are faced around the world. Lakshmi takes a journey through the life of being a sex slave…

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    Lakshmi One Summary

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    I enjoyed the whole book except the ending. Since I followed Lakshmi through her whole journey I would have like to have seen a different ending. I would have wanted to have more closure on what happened to Lakshmi after she was rescued. It left me hanging on whether she went to America or back to her mother. I also would have liked to learn what happened to the other women at the brothel. Were they saved? Did they run away from the Americans? The ending left many unanswered question in my mind.…

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    In the novel Sold, the author Patricia McCormick uses the main character, Lakshmi, to teach the reader how to fight being molded by your environment.One way Lakshmi fights being molded is she pictures home. Another way Lakshmi prevents herself from being molded is that she thinks herself as two separate people. In conclusion, it is evident that Lakshmi the main character in the novel Sold, fights being molded by her surroundings. One way Lakshmi fights being molded is by picturing home. On page…

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    In the novel Sold, the author Patricia McCormick was the main character, Lakshmi, to teach the reader how to fight being molded by your environment. The first tactic Lakshmi fights is being molded is she pictures home. Another way Lakshmi prevents herself from being molded is that she thinks of herself as two separate people. In conclusion, these are the reasons why Lakshmi is not letting herself being molded by her society. The first tactic Lakshmi uses to fight is she pictures home. In the…

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    Patricia McCormick, Lakshmi faces many struggles. She has lived in poverty, she is sold into prostitution, and she is treated differently just because she is a woman. All of these struggles help to define who Lakshmi is. For example, in the beginning of the book, .Lakshmi lives in poverty with her mother Ama, her newborn little brother, and her stepfather who gambles all of their money away. Lakshmi’s family lives in a mud paddy hut with a failing roof and Ama tells Lakshmi that the next rainy…

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    Time magazine’s 2006 issue featured everyone as their Person of the Year. This created controversy because an honor like this was once reserved for people who had actually accomplished something important, not the average citizen who has access to the internet. Lakshmi Chaudhry, the author of Mirror, Mirror on the Web, states “So it’s easy to miss the editorial sleight of hand that slips from the “I” to the “we,” substitutes individual self-expression for collective action and conflates popular…

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    there is a common theme of loss of innocence. Both main characters, Liesel Meminger and Lakshmi, experience great change throughout their novels. Both make the transformation from young girls to matured women. Although they would still be legally considered children at the end of their novels, the two girls have gone through more than many adults have ever experienced. When Liesel Meminger went to live with the Hubermanns, she did not expect that she would be the only sibling to survive the…

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