International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 6, Issue 6, Part D (2020)
Myth as a narrative tool in the mistress of spices
Jagat Singh and Dr. Shweta Singh
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, one of the greatest story teller in the present scenario of English novelists. She had used different narrative techniques in her writing, these are the unique blend of techniques. The present research paper focuses on the use of myth in her first novel, ‘The Mistress of Spices’. The novel presents the different phases of a girl’s life, who was born with magical powers. The journey of a girl from an Indian village to Oakland, USA with lots of difficulties. The novel finally ends with a clash between duty and personal desire to lead a simple woman life leaving all magical world of spices.
How to cite this article:
Jagat Singh and Dr. Shweta Singh. Myth as a narrative tool in the mistress of spices. International Journal of Applied Research. 2020; 6(6): 197-200.