Although Chitra Divakaruni’s poetry has won praise and awards for many years, it is her “luminous, exquisitely crafted prose” (Ms.) that is quickly. In this collection of emotionally fraught short stories, poet Divakaruni (Black Candle) relates the travails of Indian women trying to adapt to the often alienating . Although Chitra Divakaruni’s poetry has won praise and awards for many years, it is her “luminous, exquisitely crafted prose” (Ms.) that is quickly making her one.

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Arranged Marriage () — Chitra Divakaruni

I only know I must. Arranged Marriage berisi 11 cerita pendek tentang perempuan India beserta kedukaannya. Empowerment Although the struggles of many of the Indian-American protagonists are daunting in these stories, their experiences navigating a new country are often empowering.

She travels to the United States, and discovers a whole diva,aruni way of life when her husband dies and she divakkaruni the decision of staying in America or going back to India to live with her in-laws.

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Aku dan kakek-paman memasukkan bangkai kelelawar ke dalam karung. Suatu hari, seorang anak kecil kurus berusia tujuh tahun nyasar ke apartemennya. The stories are based in the San Francisco Bay Area and this makes it even more closer to my heart.

It didn’t really reflect “arranged marriage” in modern India at all. Are they correct in their views, or are they deluding themselves?


Untuk menjaga ruh India, penerjemah banyak menaruh kata- kata dalam bahasa India dan rasanya akan sangat ribet kalau harus sering- sering membolak- balik halaman. Brotherhood of The Conch 2 Penulis: Sebagai wanita muda yang Beberapa chitar lalu saya menonton salah satu episode My Grandmother’s Ravioli, acara kuliner yang menampilkan resep-resep tradisional dari para nenek dan kakek dari berbagai negara yang tinggal di Amerika.

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This isn’t to say that Divakaruni doesn’t have her fair share of writing experience — indeed, she is an accomplished poet and novelist, and has won numerous awards. I will be thinking of these for a long time. The nooks and crannies of this place, the grocery stores, the parks, the apartment complexes are the stage for these episodes and I can visualize myself there, thinking similar thoughts.

I liked the two stories particularly-one of the woman whose husband runs a supermarket and the other is that of a girl wanting to adopt a son.

I love short stories and there are some really great ones in this collection. Tapi hal itu tak berlaku buat Runu yang tinggal di Calcutta. I’m not saying one is better than the other; certainly though I’ve been ‘trained’ to read rather than listen in a particular way, so that it’s easy for me to say that I find something absent in Divakaruni’s stories.

Rohinton Mistry comes to mind. Sama seperti di Indonesia, stereotip gadis cantik India adalah yang memiliki rambut panjang hitam mengilap dan kulit halus dan berwarna terang.

I can’t quite pinpoint what’s lacking here, except by attempting a comparison between this collection and Jhumpa Lahiri’s “Interpreter of Maladies. Tak terlalu berharap banyak pada mulanya, karena ini buku terjemahan, tapi setelah membaca halaman- halaman awalnya, langsung suka. Dan tak mau berhenti sampai tuntas.

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Sari itu berwarna dasar merah muda, sulamannya berupa bintang-bintang kecil yang bertaburan di atasnya, dan benangnya terbuat dari emas zari asli. As I read these books, I sometimes wonder if these writers know each other and perhaps vowed at one point to churn out trite and predictable novels one after another? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I hope I am not missing much.

Both arranged marriage and “love” marriage situations are shown to be miserable. Secara keseluruhan, saya menyukai buku ini divakarni kental dengan adat dan tradisi India.

Arranged Marriage by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Deepa Mashi lalu bercerita tentang kisah sedih dibalik sari kuning kunyit tersebut. Namun, malang nasib Radha, tiga laki-laki yang datang untuk mencari istri menolaknya karena kulit Radha dianggap terlalu gelap.

There are a few stories which do not work but most tug at one’s heart. My take on the book – Despite all the repetitiveness, each story has a freshness and unique twist on the cultural clash between ours and that of US.

The way she weaves characters into her stories, is superficial.

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