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An Introduction by Kamala Das | Autobigraphical poem

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 An Introduction by Kamala Das Que. Discuss Kamala Das as a Confessional poet with reference to 'An introduction'. Or Que. Discuss An Introduction as an autobiographical poem of Kamala Das. Introduction : Kamala Das :- Kamala Das popularly known by her one-time pen name Madhavikutty is one of the most popular Indo-Anglian poets. Her popularity is based chiefly on her short stories and autobiography, while her oeuvre in English, written under the name Kamala Das, is noted for the poems and explicit autobiography. She was also a widely read columnist and wrote on diverse topics including women's issues, child care, politics among others etc. Kamala's poetry is confessional and autobiographical. Her poems have often been considered at par with those of Anne Sexton and Robert Lowell . Here we find the best expression of feminine sensibility. She expresses her desire for love with open boldness and great  frankness.  Kamala Das Profile Born 31 March

Themes of novel Untouchable by Mulk Raj Anand

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Themes & Issues in Untouchable by M.R. Anand Que. Discuss the issues and themes of the novel Untouchable by MR Anand. Or Q. What is the theme of M.R. Anand's novel Untouchable? Mukul Raj Anand Profile Born 12 dec 1905, Peshawar Died 28 Sep 2008, Pune Era 20th century Genre Realistic fiction Notable works Untouchable, Coolie, Seven ages of man Awards International peace prize, Padma Bhushan, sahitya akademi award Founded MARG Introduction : Untouchable & its Theme : The novel untouchable published in 1935 is a short novel (novella) by Mulk Raj Anand in the Indian English literature. M R Anand along with RK Narayan and Raja Rao forms the great (major) trio. The novel untouchable is one of the most celebrated novels in Indian English literature. It renders a realistic depiction of the life of an untouchable boy named Bakha who was a sweeper by profession, an untouchable. It's Central the

Untouchable by Mukul Raj Anand

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Untouchable by M R Anand Introduction : M R Anand :- Novelist Mukul Raj Anand appearance Born 12 dec 1905, Peshawar Died 28 Sep 2008, Pune Era 20th century Genre Realistic fiction Notable works Untouchable, Coolie, Seven ages of man Awards International peace prize, Padma Bhushan, sahitya akademi award Founded MARG 🔹 He developed friendship with bloomsbury group. 🔹Mulk Raj Anand supported India's freedom struggle. He also supported freedom movements in other parts of the world especially Spain during the Spanish civil war.  🔹He was a journalist during the World War 2, where he served the BBC. 🔹Mulk Raj Anand highlighted the prominent figures' contributions towards Indian freedom struggle and their progressive views on humanism.  🔹He was conferred with the prestigious Sahitya Academy Award for The morning face in 1968.  Table of Contents: 1) Untouchable (Novel) 2) Themes and issues in novel Unto

Morph, Morpheme & Allomorph

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 Morph, Morpheme & Allomorph  Morph, Morpheme and Allomorph are the units of a Language that are studied under Morphology, a branch of linguistics. Morphology is the field of linguistics focused on the study of the forms and the formation of words in a language including their inflection, derivation and composition. It is the study of the smallest grammatical unit of a language. These basic elements are technically known as morphemes. Let's now discuss what a Morpheme is: Morpheme : Morpheme is the smallest indivisible unit having meaningful content and grammatical function. According to George Yule- a morpheme is a minimal unit of meaning or grammatical function. " a morpheme is the smallest contrastive unit of grammar" . for example, the word book and pen both are the smallest units and are contrastive that means they are not the same or identical. Smallest means they can not be further subdivided, if we divide them further they will result into meaningless rem

Morphology | Difference between morphology and Syntax

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Morphology Que. Define morphology. How is it different from Syntax? The word morphology is of Greek origin. The term 'morph' means a shape or form and morphology means the study of forms.  The term morphology was originally used in Biology but since the middle of the 19th Century it has also been used to describe the study of all those basic elements that are used in a language. These basic elements are technically known as morphemes. Definition of Morphology: Morphology is the branch of linguistics that deals with the words, their internal structure and how they are formed. Morphology is the study of the smallest grammatical unit of a language. It is the field of linguistics focused on the study of the forms and the formation of words in a language including their inflection, derivation and composition. Broadly speaking, it is the study of how words are formed, where they originate from, what their grammatical forms are, how and why their forms change and on what basis the

Edward Said as a Critic | Orientalism & Edward Said

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Edward Said as a Critic  Table of contents : 1) Introduction : Edward Said 2) Works of Edward Said 3) Before Orientalism 4) Orientalism     4.1 Term Orient     4.2 Orientalism: Definitions         4.2.1 Academic descipline         4.2.2 Style of thought         4.2.3 Corporate institution 5) After Orientalism 6) Critique of Orientalism Introduction : Edward Said:- 🔹 Born in West Jerusalem in 1935. 🔹Spent his early life in Egypt and Lebanon. 🔹Received higher education in america and lived here almost his entire mature life. 🔹 Edward Said was trained as a literary critic in america and wrote his first book named ' joshef Conrad and the fiction of autobiography ' in 1966. 🔹The arab-israel war of 1967 changed the world for Said. He committed to the cause of Palestine and was a strong critic of Zionist expansion and brutality and western misrepresentation of the Arabs and Palestinians. 🔹He had a good knowledge of music and could play piano to the perfection. His meth

Thoreau: सिविल डिस-ओबेडिएंस (Civil Disobedience) की summary Hindi में

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 Civil Disobedience Summary (In Hindi) Introduction : Henry David Thoreau : हेनरी डेविड थोरो, एक प्रमुख पारलौकिकवादी, एक अमेरिकी विचारक, कवि, दार्शनिक और एक निबंधकार थे। वह गुलामी (slavery) और सामाजिक संस्थानों पर अपने हमलों के लिए सबसे ज्यादा जाने जाते हैं। वह एक अन्य अमेरिकी ट्रान्सेंडेंटलिस्ट राल्फ वाल्डो इमर्सन से काफी प्रभावित थे। इमर्सन के माध्यम से ही वो पारलौकिकता के विचार से परिचित हुए। Thoreau के कार्यों में ट्रान्सेंडैंटलिज़्म केंद्रीय दर्शन है। उन्होंने कई व्याख्यान दिए जिनमेे उन्होंने  लोगों के अधिकारों और उनकी इच्छाओं पर सरकार के अन्यायपूर्ण अतिक्रमण पर हमला किया। थोरो अपने व्याख्यान के लिए सबसे ज्यादा जाने जाते हैं, जिसे बाद में एक निबंध सविनय अवज्ञा के रूप में प्रकाशित किया गया था। उनकी एक अन्य प्रसिद्ध कृति वाल्डेन   नामक पुस्तक है। इमर्सन के अलावा, उन पर  भारतीय दर्शन, पिंडर, अरस्तू, होमर, डार्विन आदि का भी प्रभाव था। थोरो के दर्शन का अमेरिका और विदेश दोनों में बड़े पैमाने पर प्रभाव पड़ा। महात्मा गांधी, लियो टॉल्स्टॉय और मार्टिन लूथर किंग जूनियर उनके सविनय अवज्ञ