A Temporary Matter by Jhumpa Lahiri

A Temporary Matter - Jhumpa Lahiri

In A Temporary Matter by Jhumpa Lahiri we have the theme of loss, connection, honesty, guilt and moving on. Taken from her Interpreter of Maladies collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realizes that Lahiri may be exploring the theme of loss. Shoba and Shukumar have lost […]

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The Treatment of Bibi Haldar by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Treatment of Bibi Haldar - Jhumpa Lahiri

In The Treatment of Bibi Haldar by Jhumpa Lahiri we have the theme of isolation, loneliness, independence, selfishness, gender and happiness. Taken from her Interpreter of Maladies collection the story is narrated in the first person by an unnamed narrator and from the beginning of the story the reader realizes that Lahiri may be exploring the theme of isolation. Bibi […]

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Mrs Sen’s by Jhumpa Lahiri

In Mrs Sen’s by Jhumpa Lahiri we have the theme of culture, change, isolation, independence and identity. Taken from her Interpreter of Maladies collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Lahiri may be exploring the theme of culture and just how difficult it can be […]

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A Real Durwan by Jhumpa Lahiri

In A Real Durwan by Jhumpa Lahiri we have the theme of struggle, conflict, responsibility, jealousy, aspirations and resilience. Taken from her Interpreter of Maladies collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and from the beginning of the story the reader realises that Lahiri may be exploring the theme of struggle. Boori Ma as […]

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The Third and Final Continent by Jhumpa Lahiri

In The Third and Final Continent by Jhumpa Lahiri we have the theme of change, connection, control, identity and struggle. Taken from her Interpreter of Maladies collection the story is narrated in the first person by an unnamed male narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Lahiri may be exploring the theme of connection. The narrator while […]

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