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Burnt Sugar Student Podcast

Suffield Academy’s English IV honors class did a deep dive into modern literature this winter! Selecting among the Booker Prize 2020 Short List of novels, our group chose Avni Doshi’s Booker Prize Listed Novel Burnt Sugar and explored themes of ailing memory, troubled relationships, communication, and the past’s connections … Continue reading

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Burnt Sugar Podcast- Three Major Relationships

After reading the short list booker prize novel, Burnt Sugar, by Avni Doshi, our Lit Circle was compelled to share our thoughts in this podcast. Our goal was to take the listener through the journey of the story and explore … Continue reading

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Marriage and Memory in Burnt Sugar

By: Emmy, Julia, Bella, Sarah

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Three Important Relationships Developing In Burnt Sugar

There are three core relationships that Avni Doshi creates in her compelling novel. A relationship with herself, one with her husband, and one with her mother. Each of these relationships are complex as well as not linear, and the imperfections of them shape who Antara … Continue reading

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Complicated Mother-Daughter Relationships Dramatized by Avni Doshi

Burnt Sugar, a novel written by Avni Doshi, succinctly captures the complex relationship between a resentful daughter, Antara, who seeks forgiveness for her poor childhood, and a neglectful mother, Tara, slowly forgetting her herself and the people around her. Doshi analyzes the tension … Continue reading

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