Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/109036
Type of publication: Straipsnis kituose recenzuojamuose leidiniuose / Article in other peer-reviewed editions (S5)
Field of Science: Filologija / Philology (H004)
Author(s): Daukšaitė, Aurelija
Title: Identity change in Jhumpa Lahiri’s novel The Lowland
Is part of: Humanities bulletin. London : London Academic Publishing, 2020, Vol. 3, iss. 1
Extent: p. 117-127
Date: 2020
Keywords: Jhumpa Lahiri;Novel "The Lowland";Identity theory;Multiple identities;Identity salience;Possible identity
Abstract: The topic of identity is very prominent in Jhumpa Lahiri’s novel The Lowland (2013), and different characters can be analysed in terms of it. One of the main characters is an Indian woman Gauri who becomes a widow and marries the brother of her former husband. When they move to America, Gauri starts discovering her new multiple (possible present and future) identities. Therefore, the article aims to discuss how Gauri’s identity changes throughout the novel. The discussion is based on Identity Theory and its relevant concepts. It reveals how migration becomes an eye-opening experience and influences Gauri’s identity
Internet: https://www.journals.lapub.co.uk/index.php/HB/article/view/1527/1276
https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/109036
Affiliation(s): Anglų kalbos skyrius
Užsienio kalbų institutas
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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