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Water: A Look at India
In Water Kalyani must decide how to balance her tradition, religion, culture, and dreams amidst the reality of 1938 India. By the end of the film, Kalyani makes a decision which re-defines her life as well as the lives of many of the girls and women at the ashram. Choose any person in history (you could also include your own story), who has faced a similar situation in which he or she had to make a decision between the culture, religion, and tradition and changing times. Write an essay for Friday, October 22 explaining the situation in which your chosen person faced and the decision which he or she made. Be sure to explain your choice. Why was your chosen person's decision significant, admirable, tragic, hopeful, etc.? How did what he or she did leave a particular mark on history? Please be sure to follow the writing rubric and attach a stapled copy to the paper you turn in on Friday.