Cross-cultural conflict in Bharati Mukherjee’s “Jasmine” and “Wife”
Bharathi Mukherjee is a strong and eminent Indian disasporic writer settled in U.S.A. She cleberates a different diasporic identity in her writings and tries to focus on cross cultural issues. She in her writings illustrates the fluidity of cultural boundearies, migration, ethnicity and globalization at the top of her literary agenda. In her novels she has beautifully portrayed the immigrant in a lovely land. In her novels “Jasmine” and “Wife” she presents journey of two young women in US under dissimilar circumstances. Though the protagonist goes through the worst experiences of her life, she is able to come through the obstacles and attains self-awareness and a new identity and overthrows her past life.