Book: Swimming Lessons
Author: Rohinton Mistry
Perhaps the imagery of the title story, “Swimming Lessons,” says something about Rohinton Mistry’s examination of ethnic diversity in India. Explore this imagery to say why you think Mistry uses the lens of the perverse, i.e. Kersi’s erotic voyeurism, to portray a son’s love for his family and home. In your answer, connect this with the use of disconnected narratives. What do you think Mistry is trying to express about relationship and kinship ties in the diaspora?