Representation of Muslim Immigrant Experience in Monica Ali’s Brick Lane


  • Dr. Anupama L Assistant Professor in English (guest) All Saints’ College, University of Kerala Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India


Ethnicity is a much talked issue in the present world and there are a number of issues due to Britain’s failure to incorporate the immigrant community.The migrants depicted in the novel, Brick Lane hate the differences in society and longs for a world where people belonging to different religions and different cultures are treated alike.Monica Ali incorporates the Western woman’s perception of South Asian women and the South Asian women’s perception of themselves in the west and their native place. The present paper focuses on Monica Ali’s novel, Brick Lane and examines the experiences of migrant Muslims in Britain and the problems of multiculturalism and discrimination they encounter there based on race and religion.


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