"Analysis Of The Poem A Different History By Sujata Bhatt" Essays and Research Papers

  • Analysis Of The Poem 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 the poem. Bhatt uses two enjambments in the poem. The first enjambment talks about the book, which represents the culture and the way people should treat the books. The tone of voice used in the second...

    Civilization, Culture, Culture of India 860  Words | 2  Pages

  • 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 India and its religious beliefs that every life respects them there. There is enough vocabulary to understand this in the poem. She also expresses her bitterness and strong emotions towards the struggle...

    Culture, Culture of India, Linguistics 1050  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem Analysis for Different History by Sujata Bhatt

    The poem begins with “Great Pan is not dead; he simply emigrated to India” The delivery of this line as well as the meaning of these opening lines should be noted: where the confidently stated sentence creates a critical tone. The pause mode shows how the narrator firstly wants to dismiss any misconception regarding the Ancient Greek god of nature and that the truth is that “emigrated to India”. With this short and brief opening the reader is able to know that the poem deals with conflicting theories...

    Culture, Linguistics, Narrator 944  Words | 3  Pages

  • 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 difference to create different moods and themes. In the first part of the poem, she concentrates on respect for education and learning. She claims that in Indian religion every object is sacred....

    British Empire, Culture of India, English language 1010  Words | 3  Pages

  • A Different History by Sujata Bhatt Notes

    also learn its culture. Lines 19 and 20 sum up the theme. Which language has not been the oppressor’s tongue? When another country is the conquerer, that country brings its language and culture to those who are conquered. SUMMARY ‘A Different History’ is in two linked parts: lines 1-18, then lines 19-29. The first stanza draws the link between western and Indian culture as Pan, the Greek god also exists through Indian gods and goddesses that roam freely. She points out the difference as...

    God, Linguistics, Poetry 799  Words | 3  Pages

  • 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 and modernity. “Great Pan is not dead; he simply emigrated to India Here, the gods roam freely Disguised as snakes or monkeys; every tree is sacred” Pan is the Greek god of nature. This reference...

    British Empire, British Raj, Colonialism 1241  Words | 4  Pages

  • A Different History Commentary

    This passage is taken from the book Songs of Ourselves. This poem written by Sujata Bhatt is written post the British colonisation of India and importance of religions and culture in India. It is a poem written about the social and political concern of the lost of cultural identical renunciation of Indian identity. The poem is based on Religion and a bit of Greek Mythology. All the lines are not of the same length. This shows us that the poem is meant to be read slowly with understanding. The effect...

    Culture, Linguistics, The Culture 1068  Words | 2  Pages

  • A Different History - Essay

    Commentary – 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 the problem of younger generations losing their roots and identities. The poem begins with the use of the motif “Great Pan” who is the god of the wild, shepherds and flocks, nature...

    English language, Hindu, Linguistics 872  Words | 3  Pages

  • 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 Germany, so she is well aware of how much a change of culture and language can affect people. ‘A Different History’ is in two linked parts: lines 1-18, then lines 19-29. The first suggests that although...

    First language, Linguistics, Poetry 2112  Words | 6  Pages

  • 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 imagery in 'Pied Beauty' or 'The Woodspurge' - What is God being praised for? What do you find so striking or original or beautiful in this poem which celebrates the breath-taking variety of nature...

    Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Iambic pentameter 598  Words | 3  Pages

  • How does the poet explore the idea of contrast in “A Different History”?

    How does the poet explore the idea of contrast 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 the first two lines, it is written “Great Pan is not dead he simply emigrated”. The word “dead” is permanent whereas “emigrated” is transient. The persona...

    Ancient Rome, CONTRAST, Poetry 1011  Words | 3  Pages

  • 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. As Bhatt has experienced three different cultures; the Indian culture, the American culture and the German culture, the poem reflects on the differences in cultures and delves into mainly the Indian...

    Culture of India, English language, Greek mythology 2560  Words | 8  Pages

  • Comparative Essay for Poetry Unit: "Search for My Tongue" by Sujata Bhatt and "Half-Caste" by John Agard

    of beliefs and habits overtakes and conceals the old set, deteriorating the sacred cultural connections established at birth. Sujatas "Search for My Tongue" and John Agards "Half-Caste" are both excellent examples of cultural conflict. In the both cases, the authors are attempting to depict the hardships involved with a clash of culture. In Search for My Tongue, Sujata Bhatt finds conflict between two languages: what would you do/if you had two tongues in your mouth (3-4). In Half-Caste, Agard protests...

    Conflict, First language, French language 1458  Words | 4  Pages

  • Analysis of poem- Muliebrity- Sujata Bhatt

    The poem muliebrity by Sujata Bhatt, talks about the power women possess and the character of women, who take pride in what they do, even if it is just picking cow-dung. The poet speaks of a girl, who is a representation of village women, who does the tedious job of picking cow-dung outside a temple and the girl is described in a very reverential manner. The title of the poem muliebrity, suggests womanhood. The connotation of the title, status and power of a woman, is reflected in the poem where...

    Female, Femininity, Gender 719  Words | 2  Pages

  • an analysis of the poem 'Monsoon History'

    your response to the poem. Suggest one or two activities that you might ask form 5 Malysian students to do in connection with the poem. The poem is about the persona is reminiscing her childhood memories. It describes the persona’s “Peranakan” household during the monsoon season. In the “Monsoon History”, the lines are arranged in a particular way to create effect and the choice of words that the poet is focused on engaging the audience to interact with the poem. ...

    Climate, Culture, Education 842  Words | 3  Pages

  • 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 days, from her point of view – from the side of the oppressed. Her strong diction portrays her emotions clearly. The varied structure and tone between the two stanzas of the poem highlights the differences...

    British Empire, English language, India 604  Words | 2  Pages

  • Explain How Sujata Bhatt Presents Different Attitudes Towards the Evolution of Language/Culture in Her Poem a Different History.

    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 changed as the generations passed on. Using strong diction and repetitions in each stanza, she describes how the culture is changing and how the people are affected too. 1 At the very first stanza, Bhatt used poetic devices such as...

    Change, Deity, God 588  Words | 2  Pages

  • 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 is not dead;he simply emigrated to India.Here, the gods roam freely, " In this phrase Bhatt indirectly states that India is more peaceful for a god of nature (Pan) than it is in Greece which could...

    Face, Linguistics, Pantheon 695  Words | 2  Pages

  • analysis of poem

     To analyze a poem stylistically, we can analyze the poetic device, which is usually deviation and foregrounding, that the poet used in the poem. The term foregrounding refers to an effect brought about in the reader by linguistic or other forms of deviation in the literary text (Leech, 1985).In poem, devices of foregrounding and deviation are always used to draw reader’s attention and impress the readers. In the aspect of deviation and foregrounding, there are some perspectives on the nature of...

    Alliteration, Assonance, Linguistics 1355  Words | 4  Pages

  • 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, Pennsylvania. She currently lives with her husband and daughter in Bremen, Germany. Her first collection, Brunizem, won the Commonwealth Poetry Prize (Asia) and the Alice Hunt Bartlett Award. Subsequent...

    Award, Child, Childhood 408  Words | 2  Pages

  • Effect of Poet's Culture on "Pied Beauty" and "A Different History"

    to “A Different History” and “Pied Beauty” (1877). Discuss the way in which the cultures of the poets and the dominant cultures of their eras, affect the reader’s successful understanding of the above poems. Both the poems, “Pied Beauty” and “A Different History” were written within a similar time period and each poem conveys the poets’ views on culture and religion at the time. Nature is integrated in the poems and linked to religion while the poem itself challenges/questions. A poem has always...

    Ancient Rome, Culture, Gerard Manley Hopkins 1142  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem Analysis

    Analysis of the poem, “Still I Rise” Maya Angelou’s poem, “Still I Rise” may contain different meanings depending on the reader who interprets it. It is a poem that talks about keeping one’s head up no matter how hard the situation they come from and not being affected by the problems on the side. Maya Angelou was part of a generation wherein the black race was still seen as “inferior”. During that time, the “truth” is usually kept hidden favoring the more superior groups of people. Hence, the...

    Black people, Child abuse, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings 1055  Words | 4  Pages

  • 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 the poem stronger. There are both types of word used. Formal and informal. Formal: Dead, sacred, emigrated Informal : shove, small, toss. The poem is a free verse si it relates to how the Indian...

    Belief, Culture, Formal system 266  Words | 2  Pages

  • Poem Analysis Essay

    Rebekah Frost LAL 153: Online Summer 2015 Unit 14: Poetry Analysis Assignment Poetry Analysis Essay Due: 7-20-15 “Having a Mind to Change the World” By Howard Nemerov The poem is about daylight saving time. Daylight Saving Time (DST) is an age-old practice where people would advance time by one hour to extend daylight time into the night. In effect, they would sacrifice sunrise time, also by one hour. People in the regions affected would adjust their clocks around the start of spring. They...

    Benjamin Franklin, Daylight saving time, Poetry 834  Words | 3  Pages

  • Analysis of Poem

    ZY Seah Mr. Brian Eberle English 2 15 April 2014 Analysis of The Second Coming by William Butler Yeats William Butler Yeats in his poem, “The Second Coming”, makes a number of distinctive metaphors and symbols to express the features of the poem, that are critical to consider upon first reading the poem, this creates a theme in the poem. Yeats portrays a dismal world where anarchy reigns over the guiltlessness of humankind. This poem portrays a dark and foreboding atmosphere that serves...

    Ezra Pound, The Second Coming, William Butler Yeats 1219  Words | 4  Pages

  • Syntax and Morphological Analysis of the Poem

    Syntax and Morphological Analysis of the Poem “The Red Wheelbarrow” by William Carlos Williams Accordingly, the rhetoric idea learnt in writing poetry is found in the work of Williams. Analysts found that the author believes that localism aline may lead to culture. Ideally, the factor of imagism is well designed in The Red Wheelbarrow, giving credit to the poem under discussion. In this paper, the author will analyze various features of this poem, giving phonological, lexical, syntactic, and sematic...

    Phrase, Poetry, Sentence 1512  Words | 4  Pages

  • Poem Analysis

    relationships. Robert Browining, a great Victorian poet, wrote two pre-1940 poems, ‘My last Duchess’ and ‘Prophyrias lover’, they are both examples of domineering me or individuals who end up killing their former lovers. The main theme which the poems are centred around is madness. ‘The Ballad’ on the other hand has an unknown poet, this could be as a result of it being passed down from one generation to another. All the three poems deal with the distorted image and status of women, and how this had an...

    Ballad, By the Way, Love 2763  Words | 7  Pages

  • Poem Analysis : Spelling by Margaret Atwood

    Jeffrey Chen Mrs. Mekhala MYP Year 5 Language Arts April 3, 2013 Poem Analysis on “Spelling” Margaret Atwood’s Spelling is a sophisticated and emotional poem. Like much of Atwood’s poetry, it has one central objective deeply rooted in her feminist beliefs. She aims firstly at the women in history by expressing the horrors of the low social status of women and how they were tortured in war; then she explains that education is what gives women the power to stand up for themselves and fight for freedom...

    Feminism, Gender, Margaret Atwood 964  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem Analysis

    Which aspects of relationships are presented in the three poems we studied? References to “Piano” by D.H Lawrence, “Do not go gentle into that good night” by Dylan Thomas and “Hal-past two by U.A Fanthorpe In the three poems we have studied: Sonnet 116 “ Let me not to the marriage” by William Shakespeare ; “My last Duchess” by Robert Browning; “If” by Rudyard Kipling, different aspects of relationships and love are explored in different forms: power, pride, eternity, love as a guiding force and...

    Duke, Iambic pentameter, Love 2599  Words | 6  Pages

  • A different history

    Bhatt is a product of two cultures. She sees herself split between culture and language.. Conflicted with who she is. She wants to rewrite history. She reflects herself on her identity. She is not fully Indian not fully English. What happened to the people who lost their land and freedoms. She wants to look at this story. She begins the story Pan of She begins the story Great Pan is In Hindouism many Gods vs Christianity. They roam freely.. The gods can do what they like. The hindu gods are...

    A Story, Culture, Culture of India 504  Words | 2  Pages

  • poem analysis

    and syllables. B. Analysis of Meaning of Wordsworth’s Poem: Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known             Wordsworth’s poem Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known is a romantic poem. This poem, like most of other Romantic poem, has an idea of ‘Love’. This poem really reflects Wordsworth’s principles of romantic literary work. It expresses Wordsworth’s own feeling and passion. He really praises the nature very much by giving such a nature scene. The language in this poem is very simple. a....

    Iambic tetrameter, Literature, Love 1723  Words | 6  Pages

  • Analysis of Poem

    structure with variated rhythm to convey the poems celebration of life with the underlying fact that life is finite, death is inevitable, but we should live life to its full potential whilst we can until its pleasures end. In only four stanza’s MacNeice explores a variety of different emotions. There is a nostalgic sentiment in terms of love lost, the more distant memory of a paradise and the awareness of its imminent demise. Moreover towards the end of the poem the poet writes of regrets and finally acceptance...

    Alliteration, Assonance, Life 1009  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem Analysis

    analyzing is a poem by Lorna Crozier called The Child Who Walks Backwards. Throughout my analysis I will look into parental abuse, underlying meanings in the lines in the poetry, as well as connections I can make personally to the book. I think it is also important that I bring forth essential messages in the words and statements of the poem. The main theme I will choose to focus on is that abuse does not only happen at school or back alleys, but that it happens in homes as well. This poem is told from...

    Child abuse, Mother 1051  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem Analysis

    Poem Analysis: I Go Back to May 1973 The poem being analyzed is entitled, “I Go Back to May 1973” by Sharon Olds. In the beginning of the poem, the image of innocence is lost but as the reader goes deeper into the heart and core of the text, the tone rapidly spirals into violence as well as resentment. I’m assuming that the author of the poem, Sharon Olds, is the narrator of this literary text. Sharon starts by reflecting her life story. She tells the tale of the beginning of her parent’s...

    Academic dress, Graduation, Marriage 733  Words | 3  Pages

  • poem analysis

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    Ezra Pound, Love, Modernism 1071  Words | 3  Pages

  • Raimond Gaita's Romulus, My Father & Sujata Bhatt's Search for My Tongue

    Raimond Gaita’s “Romulus, My Father” & Sujata Bhatt’s “Search For My Tongue” The need to connect with our contextual environment, particularly forging strong bonds of association with other individuals is common to humanity. Paradoxically however, individuals often have to compromise their own values and personal integrity into order to be accepted. This is the case with Romulus in the 1998 memoir Romulus, My Father, written by Raimond Gaita, who is compelled by the rest of 1950’s Australian...

    Australia, Culture, Integrity 1396  Words | 4  Pages

  • Poem Analysis

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    All You Need Is Love, Bird, Emily Dickinson 1014  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem Analysis

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    Berlin Wall, Cold War, East Germany 893  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem Analysis: Child of the Americas

    When you think of America and being an American citizen, would you consider it a privilege or a burden? In the poems “Child of the Americas” written by Aurora Levins Morales, she describes being an American as a privilege to be celebrated. Meanwhile, in the other poem “The Unknown Citizen” written by W.H. Auden, argues that it is a burden we must bare. Both poems have a unique and different approach to the complexities of our American Identity as they discuss the voice and tone of the speaker, the...

    Americas, Birthright citizenship in the United States of America, Latin America 1909  Words | 5  Pages

  • Poems

    Eric Fykerud May 3, 2013 Period 2 9th Grade Poetry Book Report Blackberry picking theme analysis: In the poem Blackberry Picking by Seamus Heaney, he describes the action of picking blackberries during the summer. This poem has many themes infused within the poem. However some stand out more than others. greed, mortality, and disappointment. First he describes greed the over excessive amount of berries that they would pick. “We trekked and picked until cans ere full”. The kids...

    Berry, Blackberry, Fruit 832  Words | 6  Pages

  • Comparative Poem Analysis

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  • Sherman Alexie Poems Analysis

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  • Still I Rise, Feminist Poem Analysis

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  • Poem Analysis Digging

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  • Stylistic analysis of a Poem.

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  • Helen Of Troy Poem Analysis

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  • Nettles: Poem Analysis

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  • chimney sweeper poems analysis

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  • November Poem Analysis

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  • Analysis of Anne Bradstreet’s Poems

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  • Analysis of the Poems

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  • Poem Analysis - a Poison Tree

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  • Piano and Drums Poem Analysis

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    Ancient Rome, Central Europe, Culture 2092  Words | 6  Pages

  • Analysis on Exposure Poem

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    Death, Grammatical person, Suffering 1000  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem Analysis of Mending Wall

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  • poem analysis

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