Why does Lahiri choose to narrate Chapter 10 from Moushumi's perspective?
This question may make students fully aware, for the first time, of the way that Lahiri has regularly shifted perspective while using the third person—Ashima, Ashoke, Gogol. However, this is the first time we have seen the world from Moushumi's point of view. Students should consider the notion that Lahiri might not have wanted Moushumi to be a two-dimensional villain, that she wanted her readers to understand why Moushumi made the choices that she made. In addition, it allows us to know the character better, to understand another family besides the Gangulis in the Bengali immigrant community, and it...
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