Unaccustomed Earth Questions and Answers

Unaccustomed Earth

There are multiple different points of view used in Jhumpa Lahiri's novel Unaccustomed Earth. The novel is broken into two sections. The first section contains five stories ("Unaccustomed Earth,"...

Latest answer posted June 27, 2012, 11:59 pm (UTC)

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Unaccustomed Earth

Jhumpa Lahiri uses some creative narrative techniques in her short story “Unaccustomed Earth” and in the three-story series involving Hema and Kaushik. Let's look at some of these techniques to get...

Latest answer posted May 11, 2022, 10:58 pm (UTC)

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Unaccustomed Earth

Two contrasting characters in Unaccustomed Earth show how sacrifice, surrender, or forfeiture may function differently for individuals of different generations and upbringing. These are two women,...

Latest answer posted September 14, 2020, 4:42 am (UTC)

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Unaccustomed Earth

Unaccustomed Earth ends with three related stories about Kaushik and Hema. Both are, like many of the characters in the book, children of Indian immigrants. They both break away from the...

Latest answer posted March 29, 2015, 1:07 am (UTC)

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