1. Characterize Prapulla.
2. How does going to New York challenge the culture of Prapulla and Shekar?
3. What does the saree represent?
4. Comment on Prapulla’s dream at the end of the story.
The story is written from the 3rd person point of view, which enables the narrator of the story to be all-knowing. In the text the main character gets referred to by her name or the personal pronouns used are “she”.
Even though the story is told from the 3rd person point of view, we still get to come inside of Prapulla’s thoughts.
The main character of the story is Prapulla. Prapulla is an Indian woman who is about to move to New York as an Indian immigrant.
It says in the text, that she is very worried about the change in her life (l. 5), and that she had spent many restless nights (l. 8). That means that she is an overthinker, and that she has a lot of problems to deal with. She is an educated and practical woman (l. 10).