• 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. The...
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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 who...
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    Nissim Ezekiel was a foundational figure in postcolonial India's literary history, specifically for Indian writing in English . He is rightly considered to be the Father of post independence Indian verse in English. He was a prolific poet, playwright, critic, broadcaster and social commentator.But as...
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  • Indian Writing in English- Nissim Ezekiel
    position among Indian poets writing in English. Nissim Ezekiel, who came from India's tiny Bene Israel Jewish community, created a voice and place for Indian poets writing in English and championed their work. A significant and torch bearer poet is Nissim Ezekiel.Recent Indian English poetry adds to,...
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    Nissim Ezekiel (Marathi: निस्सिम एझेकिएल; 14 December 1924 – 9 January 2004) was an Indian Jewish poet, playwright, editor andart-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...
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  • Nissim Ezekiel
    Perpetual Quest for Identity and Commitment in Nissim Ezekiel Poetry Dr.Ratan Bhattacharjee About the writer: (Dr.Ratan Bhattacharjee is at present the Chairperson of the Post Graduate Dept. of English and is also associated with teaching in the PG Dept of English of Rabindra Bharati Univesity...
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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 the...
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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 the...
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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 the...
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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 the...
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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 and...
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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 with...
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    Summary of poem “night of the scorpion” The poet's mother was stung by a scorpion on that night when it was pouring very heavily, thousands of villagers on hearing the news came in 'like swarms of flies' trying to do their bit in saving the mother. They came with lanterns, candles and crowded round...
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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 with...
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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.
    London. This 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...
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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,” Goodbye...
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  • Half Caste
    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: from Search For My Tongue Tom Leonard: from Unrelated...
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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 England...
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  • Night of the Scorpion
    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. The poem is written in free...
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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 collection...
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