A Critical Study of Bharati Mukherjee's Desirable Daughters
Keywords:Diasporic, bicultural, assimilation, alienation, exile
The paper entitled “A Critical Study Bharati Mukherjee's Desirable Daughters is
an attempt to throw light upon the major diasporic issues in the novel.
Literature gives one the real accounts of life. It records socio-cultural, historical
facts of the society it depicts. Diasporic writers too represent reality in their
writings almost always prompted by their personal experiences. Their
experiences of transplantation, uprootedness, nostalgia, alienation and
assimilation lie at the core of their hearts and memory. The feeling of
estrangement and identity crisis find expression in their works. Such
representations offer them a soothing outlet to the pain and agony they
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