'White Noise' and 'Jasmine'
This paper looks at the journeys experienced by the protagonists of the works 'White Noise' by Don DeLillo and 'Jasmine' by Bharati Mukherjee.
# 123288 | 1,500 words | 11 sources | MLA | 2008 |
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (World) , Literature (Comparative Literature) , Sociology (General)
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This essay discusses the transformative journey and multiple realities and identities that the respective protagonists of Don DeLillo's 'White Noise' (Jack Gladney) and Bharati Mukherjee's 'Jasmine' novels endure in order to attain a higher level of spiritual enlightenment and freedom.
From the Paper:"In both Don DeLillo's 'White Noise' and Bharati Mukherjee's 'Jasmine' the protagonists endure a journey. In DeLillo's novel protagonist Jack J A K Gladney has drifted for years in search of some authority that will provide him with stability primarily because his family social and religious life are collapsing. In Mukherjee's novel protagonist Jasmine a k a Jyoti Jazzy Jane endures a journey wherein she experiences several lives each one birthing her anew but further along toward an enlightened spirituality. On each journey ..."
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