Mukherjee's 'Jasmine' and Kincaid's 'Lucy'. First generation immigrant novels: Mukherjee's Jasmine and Kincaid's Lucy - first generation immigrant nov by Alina Polyak

Mukherjee's 'Jasmine' and Kincaid's 'Lucy'. First generation immigrant novels: Mukherjee's Jasmine…

byAlina Polyak

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Seminar paper from the year 2006 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 1,0, Tel Aviv University (Department of English), course: American Women Writers after World War II, 9 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: I decided to write about the two first generation immigrant novels because I felt that as a woman and a first generation immigrant, I could in a way identify with the protagonists and respond to the problems raised by both authors. The authors, sharing the common cultural space, also share similar experiences and face similar problems. Coming from quite different backgrounds they might have more in common than it would seem at a first glance. In the age of globalization migration has become a world wide issue. Its problems spread from traditionally immigrant countries, like the United States and Canada to Europe. Refugees from the Third World countries fill the pages of magazines and cannot be ignored in cities throughout the world. In this paper I would like to see what problems are raised, what are similarities or differences between the ideas represented in the novels and how autobiographical features influenced the writing.
Title:Mukherjee's 'Jasmine' and Kincaid's 'Lucy'. First generation immigrant novels: Mukherjee's Jasmine…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:May 23, 2006Publisher:GRIN PublishingLanguage:English

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