Problems Summary
Jade Sharma

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Problems Overview

Jade Sharma’s “Problems” examines the self-destructive life of Maya, an Indian-American, as she deals with drug addiction, a failing marriage, and an affair with a man who does not love her. The novel is rendered in a series of short, ethereal passages highlighting Maya's drug abuse. Themes include body image struggles, self-identity issues, female objectification, and empowerment.