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This Blessed House

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In “This Blessed House,” it is slightly different. Sanjeev and Twinkle is a married Indian couple. Can you tell already which one in the couple is somewhat assimilated into the American culture? They had bought their first home together as a newlywed couple. As time goes on into the story, Sanjveev realizes that Twinkle is not in touch with her Indian heritage as much as he wants her to be. This is all brought on by Christian statues and replicas found in the new home (American Short Stories, 750).

“‘We’re not Christian,’ Sanjeev said (750).’” With this said, it could be noticed that Sanjeev was actually annoyed. We do not really know, or learn, if he is actually annoyed by the faith itself or the fact that Twinkle is so fascinated by the findings in their new home.

Twinkle thinks that this is fascinating and a “treasure hunt (759).” “Yes! Everyday is like a treasure hunt. It’s too good. God only knows what else we’ll find, no pun intended (759).” What Sanjeev doesn’t

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