RACIALIZATION AND THE FORMATION OF IDENTITY IN JHUMPA LAHIRI'S INTERPRETER OF MALADIES

Dr Rajmohan
unpublished
encompass a variety of relationships and points of view. The analysis on three stories comprehends the complexities involved in the lives of people settled in an alien land. They find themselves "Misfits" both in their native land as well as in their living land. Colour serves as the mark of identity for the characters in Lahiri's three novels. Through her characters and their experiences, Jhumpa Lahiri has debunked the Myth that 'Race' is the determining factor of identity.
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