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Mandar Shinde

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Generation Gap

Marathi Writer Mangala Godbole writes in her book 'Zuluk' (meaning Breeze) that the generation gap phenomenon is rooted in the use of words - 'in our times'. People from every generation feel that the next generation is luckier and happier. In fact, the living standards keep rising with time; lifestyle keeps becoming better over years. Technological tools and facilities become available and easily accessible. People from previous generations claim that they could have done better if these tools and facilities were available to them 'in their times'. But indulging in reminiscence is in a way declaring that they've given up on themselves in current times, isn't it?

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