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    The identity crisis in this novel is indeed emphasized in the title, the Namesake. Changing name here is quite important for Gogol in seeking his true identity, since name symbolizes how he sees himself and how he wants to be seen by others. Later, Gogol changes his name to Nikhil, since he feels it reflects his dual identity, both being Indian and also American, better. Nikhil is indeed a Bengali name but it can also be shortened to an American nickname, Nick. Therefore, it is a hybrid name in which it will be easier for him to deal better with his dual…

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    The Namesake Analysis

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    The Namesake, by Jhumpa Lahiri, follows the life of the Ganguli family and their assimilation into America and their struggles with raising their children in a new and vastly different culture. Gogol, the main character, was born in America by two Bengali parents, Ashoke and Ashima. Throughout the novel, Gogol struggles with developing his sense of self as he dealt with a clash of Bengali culture at home and American culture in public. His parents were staunch supporters of maintaining the…

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    ancient civilization is a reality that encompasses and permeates all aspects of life” (pg. 80). That being said, Paz illuminates many homogenous characteristics of practice and customs found in Mexico and India. For example, in terms of sustenance, chilies are present in both Mexican and Indian dishes,…

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    Slowly, both the Indian, as well as foreign companies, were started adopting the work culture of each other (Prasad, 2012). Consequently, Prasad (2012) suggested that the condition is making a balance between Indian and foreign work cultures, even though it is forcing the government to make changes in the labor legislations accordingly for the inclusion of more diversified workforce and culture. In summary, we could see that the values of acknowledging the diversity in religion, ethnicity, and…

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    Trade Diaspora

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    Trade diaspora is defined by Crossroads and Cultures: A History of the World’s Peoples as “a network of merchant settlements dispersed across foreign lands but united by common origins, religion, and language, as well as by business dealings.” This definition is the best form of evidence that there was, in fact, a coherent community residing near and around the Indian Ocean by 1500. On the surface, this broad trade network is just that—a network. However, a closer look at the crises and…

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    The Salem witch trials were the first and only witch hunt to result in numerous deaths and rely mainly on spectral evidence. Most importantly, Salem did not follow the standard set by previous possessions: to keep the accusations made by the possessed inside the household. The accusations were used for selfish and greedy reasons. Salem Village was dealing with land disputes within the village and trying to gain independence from Salem Town in 1692. Some of Salem’s residents moved from Maine due…

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    southern part of India . She comes to Australia with her family are a son, his wife and two kids. All they live together in Brisbane sinus November 2014 as a permeant resident .Her son working as civil engineers in a big company and he is looking after his mother and family .also she learns English in Southbank TAFE but she complains of lower back pain and she using pain killer. Language : My student told me she speck Tamil many people living in India also write in Devanagari script. In…

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    Importance Of Fdi In India

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    After Second World War, Japanese companies entered Indian market and enhanced their trade with India, yet U.K. remained the most dominant investor in India. Capital penetration in India started with the establishment of Portuguese factory in the year 1500 at Calicut. The British East India Company was then founded in 1599, followed by Dutch East India Company in 1602 and French companies in 1614. Foreign enterprises found it convenient to export products to India. Local entrepreneurs, set-up…

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    there was a change from Indian authority to European authority. It uses both the ecologist and historian tools to construct an analysis of the way the people and the land influenced each other, and the way the complex network of relationships created the communities of New England. In his book’s thesis, in page xv, he states that, “the change from Indian authority to the European authority in New England resulted in many significant changes that are known well by historians regarding the ways…

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    Music In Dementia

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    I have recently been on 3rd week placement in a long-term care with a small dementia unit. This experience taught me that how music as a contemporary and alternative form of treatment on patients with dementia helps to ease the symptoms of depression and agitation. Research shows that music therapy promotes mind and body stimulations. It increases positive emotional response, and eventually enhances social engagement for patients with dementia (Raglio, Attardo, Gontero, Rollino, Groppo &…

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