To Edinburgh, With Love

“Today my heart is split into two,” said a friend of mine in his leaving Edinburgh speech, “one part is looking forward to going back home and seeing my friends and family. And the other part lies here, in Edinburgh.” I knew these words would be as true for me […]

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Limitations Of Language

Perhaps it’s time to start considering yourself lucky in life if you think that you are unable to express what you are feeling, that words keep falling short, and that language is inadequate to articulate your experience. A lot of literary theory talks about the limitations of language, about how […]

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Marriage: The Only Recourse

Tannu is her daughter from her previous marriage. When Tannu was slightly less than a year old, her father died, in a drunken brawl. Left to pick up the pieces, Tannu’s mother married another man, an older man, who refused to let Tannu be a part of his household. Tannu […]

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