International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 4, Issue 7 (2017)

Indigenous Affinity in The Mistress of Spices


Vn Pauline, T Muraleeswari

The article portrays a clear picture of the various Indian characteristic features like religion, culture, tradition, food habits and the life style of the Indians through the novel The Mistress of Spices by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. It not only throws light on the positive aspects by also highlights the negative aspects like male chauvinism and women subordination prevalent not only in the Indian society but also in the emigrated population of the United States. The paper also aims at exploring the Indian cultural identity and its effects on the emigrated community. It also portrays the magical powers of the spices without which the Indian food is nothing. Tilo’s divinity makes her the “Mistress of Spices” ultimately bringing out the mystical effects of spices on the sufferers.
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Vn Pauline, T Muraleeswari. Indigenous Affinity in The Mistress of Spices. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 4, Issue 7, 2017, Pages 106-109
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development