• Night of Scorpion
    NIGHT OF SCORPION - THE CRITICAL APPRECIATION --------------------------------------- Night of the scorpion written by Nissim Ezkiel is an interesting poem and the poet brings about a very appealing contrast between good and evil in it; altogether giving the poem an essence of equality...
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  • Nissim Ezekiel
    they follow the Indian way of life as in the poems ‘Night of the scorpion’ in which the portrait of an Indian mother is ever touching. In ‘Night of the ScorpionEzekiel narrates the incident of an Indian village woman stung by a scorpion in the rainy night. The speaker’s mother was stung by a...
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  • Essay on Pet Animal in Hindi
    Night of the Scorpion Night of the Scorpion is a poem by ‘Nissim Ezekiel’. It tells the story of a rural boy(the poet),whose mother was stung by a scorpion .The illiterate village folk try to curse the poison away & are blinded by their superstitions .The boy’s father is a skeptic, rationalist...
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  • Indian Writing in English- Nissim Ezekiel
    followed by 'The Unfinished Man'. Nissim Ezekiel started writing in formal English but with the passage of time his writing underwent a metamorphosis. As the time passed he acknowledged that 'the darkness has its own secrets which light does not know.' His poem 'The Night Of Scorpion' is considered...
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    Indian mother is ever touching. In  ‘Night of the ScorpionEzekiel narrates the incident of an Indian village  woman stung by a scorpion in the rainy night. The speaker’s mother was stung by a  scorpion one night. Through the  beautiful portrayal of the superstitions and motherly sympathy of particular...
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    . ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- The poet of ‘Night of the Scorpion’ is Nissim Ezekiel who narrates this poem by remembering his childhood when...
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  • Commentary on "Night of the Scorpion" by Nissim Ezekiel
    Commentary on “Night of the Scorpion” by Nissim Ezequiel The poem “Night of the Scorpion” by Nissim Ezekiel is an account of how the poet remembers his mother being stung by a scorpion when he was young. However, he does not write about his own feelings or reactions; we realize he is merely...
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  • NIGHT OF THE SCORPION
    Night of the Scorpion-Nissim Ezekiel MATCHES: Two Scavengers in a Truck, Nothing’s Changed-Two Cultures Vultures, Limbo-Contrasting Views Nissim Ezekiel (White male poet): 1. Nissim Ezekiel was born in Bombay, now Mumbai, India in 1924. 2. His parents were Israeli and he was brought up with...
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  • Night of the Scorpion
    Saturday, January 1, 2011 An Analysis of ‘Night of the ScorpionNIGHT OF THE SCORPION NISSIM EZEKIEL I remember the night my mother was stung by a scorpion. Ten hours of steady rain had driven him to crawl beneath a sack of rice. Parting with his poison - flash of diabolic tail in...
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  • Night of the Scorpion
    NIGHT OF THE SCORPION -Nissim Ezekiel The father of post Independence Indian English verse, Nissim Ezekiel, was a Mumbai born, Indian – Jewish poet, playwright, editor and art-critic. His works are an important part of Indian literary history. His major themes are love, loneliness, creativity...
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    Nissim Ezekiel (1924 - 2004) was born in India to an Indian Jewish family. He studied in Bombay and London. He wrote eight collections of poetry and won the Akademi Award for a volume called 'Latter Day Psalms'. He was also a renowned playwright, art critic, lecturer and editor. He is credited...
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    Marathi, in collaboration with Vrinda Nabar , and co-edited a fiction and poetry anthology. His poem The Night Of The Scorpion is used as study material in Indian and Columbian schools. Ezekiel also penned poems in ‘Indian English’ like the one based on instruction boards in his favourite Irani...
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  • Nissim Ezekiel
    Nissim Ezekiel's 'Night of the Scorpion' is the poet's personal account of his memory of his mother being stung by a scorpion when he was a child. He begins by explaining that the scorpion had come in because of heavy rain and had hidden under a sack of rice. Ezekiel uses alliteration to describe...
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  • Alchemist
    This audio bite is about Night of the Scorpion by Nissim Ezekiel. 1. Night of the Scorpion is set in an Indian village and describes what happened when a scorpion stung the poet’s mother. A scorpion sting is very, very painful – sometimes the sting can kill. So people from the village hurry in...
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  • Compare the Ways the Poet Presents a Particular Culture in ‘Island Man’ with the Ways a Poet Presents a Culture in Another Poem.
    compares his Caribbean culture to his dull London life. ‘Night of the Scorpion’ is about a small tightly knit community who are brought even closer by the tragedy of a scorpion stinging a woman in the dead of night. This poem shows a culture of an Indian tribe and how they use their culture to deal with...
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  • Farewell Party for Miss Pushpa
    Goodbye Party for Miss Pushpa. T.S. by Nissim Ezekiel Nissim Ezekiel is a popular figure in the field of Indian Writing in English. In his lifetime, he has written so many poems like “The Night of the Scorpion.” and “Enterprise,” which are entertaining and enlightening. The poem...
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    Nissim Ezekiel (14 December 1924 – 9 January 2004) was an Indian Jewish poet, playwright, editor and art-critic. He was a foundational figure in postcolonial India's literary history, specifically for Indian writing in English. He was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1983 for his Poetry...
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  • The Night of the Scorpion
    The Night of the Scorpion By Nissim Ezekiel We are going to stage a play "The Night of the Scorpion" which is a poem written by Nissim Ezekiel. He was a Jew by birth and born in Mumbai in 1924.He stayed in...
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  • Half Caste
    Introduction Edward Kamau Brathwaite: Limbo Tatamkhulu Afrika: Nothing's Changed Grace Nichols: Island Man Imtiaz Dharker: Blessing Lawrence Ferlinghetti: Two Scavengers... Nissim Ezekiel: Night of the Scorpion Chinua Achebe: Vultures Denise Levertov: What Were They Like? Sujata Bhatt...
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  • Night of the Scorpion
    First person narrative portrays the story through the eyes of Nissim and shows that we are seeking exactly what he did. Ezekiel uses alliteration to describe the moment of the sting: 'Parting with his poison'. He alludes to evil in the phrase 'diabolic tail', comparing the scorpion to the devil...
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