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Excerpts from the Book ‘The Suicide Pact’: India’s 13 Reasons Why Meets The Fault in Our Stars

Excerpts from The Suicide Pact

#YoungAdultFiction The Suicide Pact is a confessional journal of a young girl in a boarding school in South India and her ultimately abortive attempts to commit suicide. The book tackles serious issues like self-harm, teen suicide and bullying. It feels like an Indian adaptation of ’13 Reasons Why’ meets ‘The Fault in Our Stars’. It …

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From India to Pakistan: An Analysis of 2 Powerful Short Stories

India to Pakistan: An Analysis of 2 Powerful Short Stories

Story One: Ismat Chugtai’s Lihaaf About the Author  The celebrated masterpiece ‘Lihaaf’ by Ismat Chughtai is a work of art that examines and questions a multitude of themes, be it marriage, subjugation of women, suppression of female sexuality/desire or child abuse. Women were expected to display virtue, modesty, and obedience in the name of traditional …

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