Family Life - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

Akhil Sharma
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Birju is scheduled to come home from the nursing home. Ajay, Shuba, and Rajinder are living in their new house, with enough room for Birju to live and be cared for there instead of at the nursing home. The day Birju is scheduled to come home, members of the local Indian community, including Mr. Narayan, the pundit from the temple, visit. The visitors stayed all day the first day Birju was home in order to provide support and encouragement to the Mishra family. The women mainly stayed in the kitchen, cooking and singing with and for Shuba. The men did heavy housework - installing two air conditioners, mowing the lawn, raising the washer onto bricks. Ajay compares the activity on this day to a festival day at temple.

As Ajay, Shuba, and Rajinder adjust to Birju being home, each has different tasks and each...

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