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    Sujata Bhatt  A DIFFERENT HISTORY  Background This poem explores the relationship between cultural identity and language. Bhatt was born in India in 1956, studied in the United Kingdom and United States, and lives now in Germany. The poem asks pointedly: ‘Which language / has not been the oppressor’s...
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    Sujata Bhatt A Different History - ANALYSIS STANZA 1 Indian culture/religion – life in India is –or should be – free but there is constant pressure ________________in other ways of life (example of this are __________) Line 1-3: _______________: the ancient...
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    A Different History - Sujata Bhatt A Different History Sujata Bhatt Summary: The poet here talks about the affects of colonization or globalization for that matter. Whatever the case she addresses a sudden change in the way society thinks and how we should try to preserve it. She also talks about...
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  • A Different History
    In ‘Search For My Tongue’, another poem by Sujata Bhatt, she talks of the strangeness and difficulty of having two languages, and the fear of losing her “mother tongue”, the language she was brought up to speak by her mother. Bhatt was born in India in 1956, moved to the USA in 1968, and now lives in...
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  • A Different History by Sujata Bhatt
    A Different History by Sujata Bhatt Wednesday November 09th 2011, 9:59 am  Filed under: A Different History This poem is written by Sujata Bhatt who emigrated from India. This poem is about the British Colonization in India and importance of religions and culture in India. There are 2 seperated...
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  • A different history
    A Different History By Sujata Bhatt In the poem 'A Different History' Sujata Bhatt expresses her emotions in many different ways on the sensitive topic on how India became a British colonie. Bhatt starts with talking of the peaceful life as a god living in India with the example of saying "Great Pan...
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  • A Different History. Poem Essay
    A different History Sujata Bhatt The poem 'A different History', written by Sujata Bhatt is written post the British colonisation of India. The poem is based on Indian religion and a bit of Greek mythology. The poem talks about different cultures, mainly Indian and the colonisation of India...
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    Then, probably triggered by the memories of her home town, another memory is evoked, this one is less pleasant. Main Subject Main subject of the poem is the contrast between the city and the countryside where the narrator came from. Though no judgement is made the tone of the two stanzas are widely...
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  • Sujata Bhatt - Different History Summary
    The poetess Sujata Bhatt, while writing this poem has given importance to the culture and various religions in India. She has emphasized in her poem by repeating words and questions and thereby making her poem stronger. She writes about Indian traditions, lost identities, importance of language, cultural...
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  • Analysis of A Different History by Sujata Bhatt
    A DIFFERENT HISTORY A Different History written by Sujata Bhatt portrays the loss of language and cultures after colonization in India. This poem describes the bitterness and sadness Bhatt felt about her mother tongue and cultures. Bhatt explores the idea of history, culture and language throughout...
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    The poem "A different history" is a wonderful poem written by "Sujata Bhatt". This poem is about two gods Pan and Saraswati. The poet talks to us about how they are all around us and other religious believes. In this essay I would be exploring the poetic devices used and also I would talk about topics...
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  • A Different History - Essay
    – A Different History (by Sujata Bhatt) ‘A different history’ by Sujata Bhatt is a poem written about the social and political concern of the lost of cultural identical renouciation of Indian identity. The poet has used sentence pattern, motifs, symbolisms and imagery predominantly in this poem to emphasize...
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  • A Different History by Sujata Bhatt - Analysis
    Explore the ideas in the poem A Different History by Sujata Bhatt. Sujata Bhatt reflects and explores on the ideas of ‘culture, ‘values’, human struggle, religion combined with its beliefs and acquisition of foreign or strange language. Bhatt invites the readers and takes them through the culture of...
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  • A Different History Analysis
    Comment closely on “A Different History”, paying particular attention to how Bhatt presents differences. In the poem “A Different History” by Sujata Bhatt, the poet speaks about culture identity, the importance of language, and religion. Bhatt describes the history of India during the British colonization...
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  • A Different History- Analysis
    A Different History By- Suajata Bhatt The poem ‘A Different History’ is set in India. In the first paragraph the poet describes how the world is developing at a fast pace and leaving behind culture, morals, value, spirituality etc. But India on the other hand has managed to sustain its tradition...
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  • How does the poet explore the idea of contrast in “A Different History”?
    in “A Different History”? Sujata Bhatt expresses contrast in the title of the poem; “A Different History”. The word “A” is an indefinite article which shows transience which means you can change it whereas the word “History” means that it’s usually a fact but the history is “A Different History”. In...
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  • A Different History
    Sujata Bhatt (b. 1956) grew up in Pune but emigrated with her family to the United States in 1968. She studied in the States receiving an MFA from the University of Iowa and went on to be writer-in-residence at the University of Victoria, Canada. More recently she was visiting fellow at Dickinson College...
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  • Explain How Sujata Bhatt Presents Different Attitudes Towards the Evolution of Language/Culture in Her Poem a Different History.
    knowing a single thing about their native culture. The speaker of the poem A Different History, by an Indian Poet named Sujata Bhatt, expresses her feelings towards the change of her culture after the British Colonization. In this poem, the speaker explains in a disappointed tone how the culture and language...
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  • A Different History
    A Different History * By Sujata Bhatt She explores values and believes She gives the universal theme of “acceptance of all cultures”. Lines run in religious and relevant tome but the poet immediately shifts to bitterness and wonder. She uses free verse, repeated words and questions to make...
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  • Poems
    1)A Different History- - How does Sujata BHatt convey her concern for her mother tongue in 'A Different History' - Explore how A Different History powerfully conveys Sujata Bhatt's feelings about the oppresion of language and culture. 2)Pied Beauty- - Explore what you find most striking about the...
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