Nectar In A Sieve

By Kamala Markandaya

Rukmani Monologue

I was born to the village headman and was spoiled because of it. At the age of 12 I was ready to be wedded I expected to have a lavish wedding like my sisters but because of a decline I was wedded to a landless tenant named Nathan although I will experience some hardships. I will adapt and survive.

The Lessons Learned From This Story

The lesson learned in this is that knowledge is power. During the duration of the story Rukmani prides herself in her studies. She even teaches her kids when they got older even though many in the village believe that knowledge leads to trouble. Throughout the novel, the greatest characters are those who apply their knowledge to help people stand together in a display of moral power.
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