Interpreter of Maladies - "This Blessed House" Summary & Analysis

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"This Blessed House" Summary

Twinkle and Sanjeev are cleaning and inspecting the house they are moving into. They are a Hindu couple. Twinkle finds a vinegar bottle and Christ figure that she kisses and places on top of the undusted mantel. Sanjeev is irritated by having to remind her that they're not Christian and other self-evident things. Twinkle finds more Christian items to place on the dusty mantel. She wonders if the previous owners are born-again or trying to convert others. Sanjeev organizes his college engineering texts and remarks he thinks it works in her case. He is irritated by the Christian icons and wants to complain to the Realtor. Twinkle is intrigued by them and looks forward to finding more.

They listen to Mahler's Fifth Symphony on the following Saturday. She finds a large watercolor poster of Christ with a crown of...

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