Cultural Rivalry in Bharati Mukherjee's Wife and Jasmine

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Mrs. V. Indumathi
M. Ramesh


Bharati Mukherjee Indian-born American novelist and short-story writer who represented in her writing the cultural changes and variance in the immigrant experience.Cultural conflict is the clash between two cultures. Culture is the prime identity of human life. They have disclosed the futility of Western glamorous life and baseless romantic views.Both novels Wife and Jasmine journeys of two young women to the US for different reasons, under variousplace. It manifests East-West encounter and cultural conflicts in various forms.In this paper analysis cultural identity of the conflict arise in the novels. The main theme of extends that the writer who have broad mind with cultural problem in society. It focuses on the various reasons of cultural differences and possible causes of cultural conflicts.

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