International Journal of English Research

International Journal of English Research


International Journal of English Research
International Journal of English Research
Vol. 3, Issue 4 (2017)

The tumultuous journey of the diasporic women: A study of the female characters in Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Namesake


Vidya B, Kavya Purushothaman

Diaspora was a word which was originally used for explaining the scattering of Jewish people who were forced to exile to Babylonia. The term was used by the ancient Greek to refer to citizens who migrated to a conquered land with the purpose of colonization. The diasporic writers explore multiculturalism, dislocation, isolation, alienation, frustration, identity crisis, cultural conflicts etc in their works. The paper focuses on the trauma, cultural conflicts and the problems faced by the women immigrants in Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Namesake.
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How to cite this article:
Vidya B, Kavya Purushothaman. The tumultuous journey of the diasporic women: A study of the female characters in Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Namesake. International Journal of English Research, Volume 3, Issue 4, 2017, Pages 68-69
International Journal of English Research