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Complexities of Cross-Cultural Interaction in Jasmine and the Tiger's Daughter | Original Article

Nishu Anand*, Prof. Anjana Vashistha Rawat, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


A substantial portion of a person's beliefs, morals, behaviours, and attitudes are shaped by the society in which they were brought up during their formative years. These qualities have an effect on the way a person thinks, as well as the way that person approaches the world around him in general. An contact between cultures takes happen when one individual is presented with the values and beliefs of another society .Assimilation into American culture creates tension in many of the immigrant protagonists, which in turn leads to tension, an offshoot, resulting from Cultural Interaction. In its discussion of the novels chosen for this study, this chapter makes an analysis of the characters who come across Cross- Cultural Conflict. Bharati Mukherjee, much like a large number of other post-modern writers, has focused on the challenges and difficulties experienced by Indian immigrants living in the United States or elsewhere in the Western world. The ladies in her books go through a cross-cultural dilemma that is portrayed vividly in her writing. She, herself, as an immigrant, had a tough time adapting to the culture, customs, and traditions of the country, and this is what she portrays via the cultural crisis experienced by her female heroine