Joyful Strains & The Namesake – Insight Text Article

Joyful Strains: Making Australia Home & The Namesake – Comparison Article is a 7000-word analysis of the collection of short memoirs edited by Kent MacCarter and Ali Lemer, and Jhumpa Lahiri’s novel. The article discusses the texts’ historical and political contexts, and their use of genre and language in exploring issues of migration and identity. It provides an in-depth analysis of characters and themes, identifying a number of points of comparison. It also includes activities, ten essay topics and an analysis of a sample topic.