Jaishree Misra's Ancient Promises: A Story of Love and Family. Loyalty. Talluri Mathew Bhaskar. Lecturer in English. ABSTRACT: Fiction writing has become a. Ancient Promises [Jaishree Misra] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The moving story of one woman's painful journey of self-discovery. Jaishree Misras semi autobiographical novel Ancient Promises is the story of Janaki (Janu) a strong willed but, dutiful woman who dare to.
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Janu could not hold the glory of the Maraar household because during one of her visits jaishree misra ancient promises Delhi, the city in which she grew up, although her parents were from Kerala, she meets her old love, Arjun.
Janu's life takes a new turn jaishree misra ancient promises her decision to leave her husband strengthens. Still, Janu faces another crucial problem; Riya. Janu's baby girl, Riya has learning disabilities and a child like Riya would not have a smooth life without Janu's careful nursing.
Janu's life takes a new turn at the age of 16, when she meets Arjunthe local school cricketing hero.
Their friendship slowly blooms into romance and eventually take a nasty turn when Janu"s parents get wind of her romantic escapades.
Their romance seems to meet an end when, Arjun leaves for England for his higher studies.
Janu's parents take her to Kerala and just like any other jaishree misra ancient promises girl Janu feels unsure of her future with Arjun. Janu enters a new world of lifestyle at Kerala. The wings of her carefree life gets cripples as she agrees to marry according to her parents' wishes.
Still she goes to Jaishree misra ancient promises and completes her course. These are her stolen days of perfect happiness with her lover Arjun. Without giving any hope for suspense Misra plunges into the theme and tone of the novel with this stark remark.
Narrated in the first person flash back, the novel traces the events that lead to the inevitable separation.
Women Existence in Jaishree Misra”s Ancient Promises
Completely aware of the havoc, she continued her escapades with Arjun. Their surreptitious meetings came to an end when it was discovered by her parents who married her off to a wealthy aristocratic family in Kerala.
jaishree misra ancient promises Being bewildered and unsure and unwilling to hurt her parents, Janu agreed to the proposal and married Suresh who accepted her because of four reasons 1.
She had to be pretty. She had to be able to speak English well, so that he could take her to Bombay in the hoped-for expansion of his motel business.
Nothing else was too important. Look you are not in Delhi any more.
ANCIENT PROMISES BY JAISHREE MISRA: Janu and Arjun
Like it or not, you now live in Kerala, so I jaishree misra ancient promises you drop all these fashionable Please and Thank Yous.
She [mother-in-law] accompanied this with a short laugh, perhaps attempting to take the edge off jaishree misra ancient promises. But the edge was clearly there. She decided to put all her energies into the new life she embarked upon.
Dominating mother-in -law, ever nagging sister-in- law, taciturn father-in- law and an insensitive husband made it hard for Janu to maintain the Hera, ideal wife image. In a desperate attempt to gain some respect from in laws and to do away with the neglect and negligence she ventured to be a Demeter, the maternal archetype.