If You Sing like That for Me - Summary Summary & Analysis

Akhil Sharma
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"If You Sing Like That for Me" is the short story of a Hindu woman, Anita, whose arranged marriage thirty years prior never evolves into the love she desires. She is impotent to alter its course just as she had been powerless to object to the marriage initially.

As the story begins, Anita wakes from a nap and finds herself in love with her husband, Rajinder, for the first time since their marriage seven months ago. From this point, Anita tells the story from memory and shares that the love she feels on that particular day would never again be felt despite their three children and the five houses they share throughout their marriage.

Anita remembers the stark, New Delhi flat into which she and Rajinder move two days after their wedding. Rajinder points out where all the furniture will be placed, and Anita's only...

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