A Fine Balance Essay | Change and Adaptation, A Comparative Analysis

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Change and Adaptation, A Comparative Analysis

Summary: Compares the novels A Fine Balance, by Rohinton Mistry, The Village by the Sea, by Anita Desai and Anna and the King, 2000 version (Film). Examines each body of work for the themes of change and adaptation. Reveals how each author uses repetition to reinforce those themes.
"Adapt- that is what you are going to do. Just as birds and animals must do if they are going to survive." (The Village by the Sea, pg 155)

Everyone in this world is brought up with different values and perspective, influenced by the ideologies such as post-modernism. Certainly change is inevitable which reinforces the idea that to survive and grow in this "ever-changing" world, adaptation is necessary. This is exemplified in all three texts The Village by the Sea by Anita Desai, A Fine Balance, by Rohinton Mistry and the film Anna and the King. (2000version)

The changes which occur in both novels, The Village by the Sea and A Fine Balance, focus on the struggles in India. The need to emerge from a rural third world country into an industrialized first world country and the social injustices based on Modern India's dominant ideological...

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