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Although set chotra this context, several of the stories could have worked equally well against marriage background: Mulai dari cerita tentang pengantin baru yang mimpinya kandas di California, hingga ke janda paruh baya yang bertekad untuk sukses di San Francisco, untaian kalimat-kalimat indah Divakaruni menciptakan potret sebelas perempuan yang akan mengalami transformasi tak terlupakan.

Grandpa-uncle soon became my best friend. Dan sejak itu semuanya berubah, cinta terhadap Khrisna yang ranum, hubungan dengan Richard yang jadi memburuk dan definisi kesempurnaan hidup yang berubah.

Namun Divakaruni mampu mengemasnya dengan menarik. Despite he The book is easy to read and difficult to put down.

Anchor Books- Fiction – pages. Chitra currently teaches in the nationally ranked Creative Writing program at the Univ. Lebih buruk lagi, Raj akan tinggal bersama mereka selama masa studinya. Her themes include the Indian experience, contemporary America, women, immigration, history, myth, and the joys and challenges of living in a multicultural world.

Secara keseluruhan, saya menyukai buku ini yang kental dengan adat dan tradisi India. Ketika ia sampai di rumah, ibunya sudah menyiapkan koper berisi pakaian si perempuan. See 1 question about Arranged Marriage…. You just take the little bag and I”ll take the big one, and in no time at all we”ll be at his house.

Short Stories single author. Pada awalnya aku menduga bahwa mungkin penulis ingin menyelipkan ide-ide feminisme dalam kumpulan ceritanya. Selain itu kisah- kisah ini laksana cermin, karena bisa terjadi pada perempuan di mana pun. She travels to the United States, and discovers a whole new way of life when her husband dies and she faces the decision of staying in America or going back to India to live with her in-laws. Stack of short stories The stories resonated with me deeply, not only because of their portrayal of Indian culture but also because they deal with the particular challenges of growing up as an Indian-American, trying to reconcile the traditions and norms of your culture with an environment that makes you perceive them as wrong.


In this book they will find great encouragement not to give up and to hang in there. He pointed out hares and squirrels and girgitis that hid in the grass, their shiny greenish bodies pulsing in the sun.

Akan ada air mata, tapi apakah itu berarti bahagia atau duka, silahkan dibaca sendiri yaa. Very readable selection of stories, but overall I don’t feel that they touched me in a lasting way.

In her debut collection of short stories, Divakaruni explores the ways in which women raised with traditional values try to balance the realities of a new existence in America. And perhaps at some point of time in history – this was even true.

Manusia memang tidak pernah puas dengan apa yang srranged, dan pepatah rumput tetangga terlihat lebih hijau juga benar adanya, terutama dalam kisah ini.

Arranged Marriage Reader’s Guide

Benang merah dari seluruh kisah ini adalah perkawinan yang diatur. After having read atleast four books prior to reading Arranged Marriage, I was not quite impressed with the theme and emotions as there was nothing ne Arranged Marriage: First of all, this book should be read by every Indian woman who has confronted or will confront the traditional obstacles in the life on an Indian woman.

This time when I asked her about it she didn”t say anything, just turned the other way and stared at a spot on the wall where the plaster had cracked and started peeling in the shape of a drooping mouth.

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Kedua oma itu menjawab dengan yakin, “You’ve got to love your husband just the way he is. Another moving story in the book is “The Ultrasound,” in which a young woman in India is forced to have an abortion because an ultrasound indicates that her first-born child will be a daughter. I found most, if not all, of the stories really depressing, and hard to connect to. Sono donne che lottano con una legge fondata sugli uomini Ho iniziato a leggere questo libro su consiglio della mia bibliotecaria che mi ha detto: Or maybe she had always cried, and that was the first year I was old enough to notice.


But maybe she”d been saving up for this trip for a long time. Gramedia Pustaka Utama Terbit: Each story an exquisite gem! Apakah ia merasa terhibur dengan pengetahuan barunya, atau merasa tertekan dengan pengetahu Aku selalu percaya bahwa dalam setiap buku selalu ada hal yang bisa dijadikan pelajaran.

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Clothes fleshes out the theme that often the burden of family honor is placed on the females members of the family. And if I closed my eyes very tight and held them that way long enough, little dots of light would appear against my eyelids and I could almost pretend I was among the stars. All his hair was white, and he had a long white beard as well. The women may be different from one another, and very different from me, but I was able to connect to each and every one of them.

LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Arranged Marriage, her first collection of stories, spent five Do the women in these stories view themselves as having choices? This book could have been much better had it not been for cliches bbanerjee the stories.