"Rabindranath Tagore Contribution To The Society" Essays and Research Papers

  • Rabindranath Tagore Contribution To The Society

    Rabindranath Tagore [pic]Rabindranath Tagore was born in Calcutta, India into a wealthy Brahmin family. After a brief stay in England (1878) to attempt to study law, he returned to India, and instead pursued a career as a writer, playwright, songwriter, poet, philosopher and educator. During the first 51 years of his life he achieved some success in the Calcutta area of India where he was born and raised with his many stories, songs and plays. His short stories were published monthly in a friend's...

    Bengali literature, Culture, India 1069  Words | 3  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    WRITING RABINDRANATH TAGORE: A WORLD HERITAGE “All men have poetry in their hearts, and it is necessary for them, as much as possible, to express their feelings. For this, they must have a medium, moving and plaint, which can refreshingly become their own, age after age. All great languages undergo change. Those languages which resist the spirit of change are doomed and will never produce great harvests of thought and literature….. ” These are the words of Rabindranath Tagore, the great...

    Bangladesh, Bengal, Bengali literature 1938  Words | 7  Pages

  • Nationalism by Rabindranath Tagore

    Rabindranath Tagore Rabindranath Tagore. “Nationalism.” (Kessinger Publishing, 1917). The book ‘Nationalism’ is a composition of three dimensions of nationalism whereas Rabindranath Tagore has focused onto the nationalism in west, nationalism in Japan and nationalism in India. This book was written in 1917 about the nation state and how the east should adjust to modernization. It is a well thought out and balanced view of society that reads more like poetry than...

    Capitalism, Culture, Globalization 908  Words | 3  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    Rabindranath Tagore Rabindranath Tagore was born on May 9, 1861 in an affluent family in the Jorasanko Mansion in Kolkata. His parents were Debendranath Tagore and Sarada Devi.Rabindranath Tagore was born in Calcutta, India into a wealthy Brahmin family. After a brief stay in England (1878) to attempt to study law, he returned to India, and instead pursued a career as a writer, playwright, songwriter, poet, philosopher and educator. During the first 51 years of his life he achieved some success...

    Bengal, Bengali language, Bengali literature 1006  Words | 3  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    Rabindranath Thakur Rabindranath Thakur, anglicized to Tagore  pronunciation (help info) (Bengali: রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর) (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941),γ[›] sobriquet Gurudev,δ[›] was a Bengali polymath who reshaped his region's literature and music. Author of Gitanjali and its "profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse",[2] he became the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913.[3] In translation his poetry was viewed as spiritual and mercurial; however, his "elegant prose...

    Bengali language, Bengali literature, Bengali people 2389  Words | 7  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    RABINDRANATH TAGORE PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) was the youngest son of Debendranath Tagore, a leader of the Brahmo Samaj, a religious sect in nineteenth-century Bengal which attempted a revival of Hinduism as laid down in the Upanishads. He was educated at home; and although at seventeen he was sent to England for formal schooling, he did not finish his studies there, In addition to his many-sided literary activities, he managed the family estates, which brought...

    Curriculum, Debendranath Tagore, Education 713  Words | 3  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    Rabindranath Tagore Rabindranath Tagore also known as Gurudev, was a renowned Bengali poet, playwright, novelist, visual artist, composer, educationist, social reformer, nationalist and business-manager. He contributed a lot to Bengali literature and music in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was the first Asian Nobel Laureate who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913. Tagore wrote several novels, short...

    Bengali language, Bengali literature, Bengali script 929  Words | 4  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    2112 Rabindranath Tagore The first Asian Nobel Prize winner for Literature, a cultural hero, and an international figure, Rabindranath Tagore was born on 7th May 1861 in Calcutta, India. Tagore speaks to an optimistic assortment of the ripened Indian custom and the new European awareness. Globally, Gitanjali is Tagore's best-known accumulation of poetry and Tagore was granted the Nobel Prize in 1913 for his book "Gitanjali", which contains the essence of an Indian artistic tradition. Tagore was...

    Chinua Achebe, Ezra Pound, Gabriel García Márquez 1974  Words | 10  Pages

  • Eassy on Rabindranath Tagore

    Rabindranath Tagore |Famous as |Poet and Author | |Born on |07 May 1861 | |Born in |Calcutta (Kolkata), India | |Died on |07 August 1941 ...

    Bengal, Bengali language, Bengali literature 1192  Words | 4  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore Contribution Towards Education

    What are the contributions of Mahatma Gandhi in Education? SWASTIK Historical Development of Basic Edcuation Mahatma Gandhi explained the concept of Basic Education through a series of articles in his Harijan magazine in 1937. In the conference at Wardha after a detailed discussion about Gandhiji's articles the scheme of Basic Education took shape under the leadership of Dr. Zakir Hussain. The following four resolutions were passed. (i) Free and compulsory education should be given...

    Education, Higher education, History of education 1027  Words | 4  Pages

  • Shantinikaten-Home of Rabindranath Tagore

    Shantiniketan ♫♪ *Home of Rabindranath* ♣Tagore ♣ Shantiniketan (Bangla: Shantiniketôn) is a small town near Bolpur in the Birbhum district of West Bengal, India, approximately 180 kilometres north of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta). It was made famous by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, whose vision became what is now a university town (Visva-Bharati University) that attracts thousands of visitors each year. Shantiniketan is also a tourist attraction because Rabindranath wrote many of his literary...

    Amartya Sen, Debendranath Tagore, Nobel Prize 1182  Words | 4  Pages

  • Analysis of Rabindranath Tagore as a Creative Mind

    Analysis of Rabindranath Tagore as a creative mind Noted as the first Nobel Laureate of Asia, Rabindranath Tagore’s works span across many genres beside poetry. His acquaintance with literature and language started at a very early age. He learnt Bengali, Sanskrit and English apart from math, history, art, science and the Upanishads. His introduction to classic literature began with the plays of Macabeth and poetry of Kalidasa, both of which he partly translated into Bengali. During these early...

    Bengali literature, Bengali people, Gitanjali 1129  Words | 4  Pages

  • Mukta Dhara by Rabindranath Tagore

    MUKTA DHARA RABINDRANATH TAGORE Mukta-Dhara is one of the masterpieces of Rabindranath Tagore. The play is the most popular and symbolical of all the plays of Tagore. The play has been translated from Gujarati version into English by Major Sykes. The play takes its name from mountain stream name Mukta-Dhara, which literally means a free-rivulet, it is a mountains spring, its waters rushes down the slopes of Uttarakut and irrigates the plains of Shiva-tarai. The drama is full of suggestions...

    Crown prince, Heir apparent, Plains 868  Words | 3  Pages

  • Critical Analysis Of Rabindranath Tagore

    Critical Analysis of Rabindranath Tagore’s poem “Where The Mind Is Without Fear” RabindranathTagore's writing is highly imagistic, deeply religious and imbibed with his love of nature and his homeland. RabindranathTagore’s poem, ‘Where the Mind is Without Fear’ ,included in the volume called Naibedya, later published in English ‘Gitanjali’ is a prayer to a universal father-figure, presumably, God to elevate his country into a free land. Here Tagore defines Freedom as a fundamental system of reasoning...

    Cognition, Mind, Perception 606  Words | 2  Pages

  • Contribution of Rabindranath Tagore

    own mostly for his poetry, Tagore wrote novels, essays, short stories, travelogues, dramas, and thousands of songs. Of Tagore's prose, his short stories are perhaps most highly regarded; he is indeed credited with originating the Bengali-language version of the genre. His works are frequently noted for their rhythmic, optimistic, and lyrical nature. Such stories mostly borrow from deceptively simple subject matter: commoners. Tagore's non-fiction grappled with history, linguistics, and spirituality...

    Bangladesh, Bengal, Bengali people 2972  Words | 9  Pages

  • The Major Themes in the Plays of Rabindra Nath Tagore

    “The Major Themes in the Plays of Rabindra Nath Tagore: A Critical Study” Mrs. Neetu Rastogi M.A., M.Phil.B.Ed Department of English, H.L.Y.P.G. College, Lucknow. The purpose of the present project is a conscientious Endeavour to explore, evaluate and establish the greatness of Tagore’s genius in the literary world that has long been a subject of interrogation and negligence. Tagore made major contribution in the realm of English novel, poetry, drama, music, painting, poetics and philosophy...

    Bengali people, Drama, Kolkata 1036  Words | 3  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore Story&Poem

    and fashionable ideas, and on mind puzzles. Tagore associated his earliest stories, such as those of the "Sadhana" period, with an exuberance of vitality and spontaneity; these traits were cultivated by zamindar Tagore’s life in villages such as Patisar, Shajadpur, and Shilaida.[18] Seeing the common and the poor, he examined their lives with a depth and feeling singular in Indian literature up to that point.[79] In "The Fruitseller from Kabul", Tagore speaks in first person as a town-dweller and...

    Bengal, Bengali language, Bengali literature 945  Words | 3  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore's Contribution to Education Innovation

    Rabindranath did not write a central educational treatise, and his ideas must be gleaned through his various writings and educational experiments at Santiniketan In general, he envisioned an education that was deeply rooted in one’s immediate surroundings but connected to the cultures of the wider world, predicated upon pleasurable learning and  individualized to the personality of the child. He felt that a curriculum should  revolve organically around nature with classes  held in the open air under...

    Amartya Sen, Culture, Education 1711  Words | 6  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    Rabindranath Tagore (Bengali: রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর , pronounced [roːbin̪d̪rɔnaːtʰə ʈhaːkurə]; Hindi: रबिन्द्रनाथ ठाकुरα[›]β[›]; 7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941),γ[›] sobriquet Gurudev,δ[›] was a Bengali poet, novelist, musician, painter and playwright who reshaped Bengali literature and music. As author of Gitanjali with its "profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse",[1] he was the first non-European and the only Indian to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913.[2] His poetry in translation...

    Bengal, Bengali language, Bengali literature 9898  Words | 30  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    Rabindranath Tagoreα[›]β[›] (Bengali: রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর; 7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941),γ[›] sobriquet Gurudev,δ[›] was a Bengali polymath who reshaped his region's literature and music. Author ofGitanjali and its "profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse",[1] he became the first non-European Nobel laureate by earning the 1913 Prize in Literature.[2] In translation his poetry was viewed as spiritual and mercurial; his seemingly mesmeric personality, flowing hair, and other-worldly dress earned...

    Bengali literature, Bengali people, Debendranath Tagore 7919  Words | 23  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore Term Paper

    World Literature Rabindranath Tagore: “Gitanjali” The life and times of Rabindranath Tagore greatly influenced his works. Tagore’s birthplace had a great impact on him. He was born in culturally rich area: “The mansion in which Rabindranath was born on 7 May 1861, No. 6 Dwarkanath Tagore’s Lane, Jorasanko, lay in the heart of the Bengali section of Calcutta” (Dutta 34). The place where they lived was diverse as the Tagores were Bengali Hindus. Tagore provides the best description...

    Bengali literature, Bengali people, Debendranath Tagore 10670  Words | 26  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    portraitist and Nobel Prize for literature, Rabindranath Tagore was a prolific writer (3,000 poems, 2,000 songs, 8 novels, 40 volumes of essays and short stories, 50 plays), who drew inspiration both from his native Bengal and from English literary tradition. His major theme was humanity's search for God and truth. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for his collection of well-known poems Song Offerings. Given birth in Calcutta on May 7, 1861, Rabindranath was the youngest of fourteen children...

    Bengali literature, British Raj, Debendranath Tagore 506  Words | 2  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore World Literature An

    Rabindranath Tagore World Literature Analysis Introduction A Bengali mystic and artist, Rabindranath Tagore was a great poet, philosopher, music composer and a leader of Brahma Samaj, who took the India culture and tradition to the whole world and became a voice of the Indian heritage. Best known for his poems and short stories, Tagore largely contributed to the Bengali literature in the late 19th and early 20th century and created his masterpieces such as Ghare-Baire, Yogayog, Gitanjali, and...

    Bengal, Bengali literature, Gitanjali 2477  Words | 10  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    Rabindranath Tagore is a prolific writer, and he tries his hand successfully at almost all the major forms of literature. Born in an educated Bengali family he receives his education primarily at home and close to natural setting. He paces Bengali literature to its highest scale by his versatile genius. As Edward Thomas paints out, even Victor Hugo couldn’t have claimed a wider range of form and mood than is evinced by Tagore who writes plays of every kind – tragic, symbolic, comic, and farcical...

    Bengali literature, Bengali people, Gitanjali 530  Words | 2  Pages

  • Contribution of Engineers in Society

    Question 5: In this technological age, the power of the engineers in shaping the society and environment in all pervading and can profoundly affect the lives of many members of the society. Enumerate, from your personal experience, how largely positive impacts have accrued from the contributions of engineers. Answer: Introduction In the eyes of public, an engineer is a professional man who is of sufficient training, expertise, and integrity as to be able to act with independence and impartiality...

    Better, Engineer, Engineering 1169  Words | 4  Pages

  • THE CASTAWAY’ BY RABINDRANATH TAGORE AND ‘TOUCH-ME-NOT BY ISMAT CHUGHTAI: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS.

    DIV: A PAPER III: INDIAN LITERATURE SEM III TEACHER: Ms. S. SINHA ‘THE CASTAWAY’ BY RABINDRANATH TAGORE AND ‘TOUCH-ME-NOT BY ISMAT CHUGHTAI: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS. “Some poisons have no antidote, but are slow, silent, torturous ends that curl up the broken body swept into a cold, dark corner. There she is left to drown in her tears - a dying heart. Abandoned.” Rabindranath Tagore, in his short story ‘The Castaway’, draws out the underlying theme of abandonment. The boy Nilkanta’s...

    Childbirth, Ismat Chughtai, Life 1323  Words | 4  Pages

  • Egyptians Contribution to Society

    the Egyptians. This civilization is the oldest and most influential of the world’s civilizations. Their contributions to the human knowledge, invention, and scientific discoveries influenced every nation and every age. They have introduced to the world many things like the calendar, glass, paper and ink, the clock, refinement of dress and ornament. Some of the most essential to todays society; geometry and the alphabet, a new form of architecture, farms and new improvements to agriculture, organized...

    Ancient Egypt, Ancient Near East, Civilization 939  Words | 3  Pages

  • Realism in Poetry of Rabindranath Tagore

    in Tagore’s Poetry Chapter 3: Social Realism Chapter 4: Political Realism Chapter 5: Religious Realism Chapter 6: Conclusion Notes and References Bibliography Title: Realism in Tagore’s Poetry Present state of knowledge: Tagore is the most outstanding name in modern Bengali literature, and he was the one writer who first gained for the modern India a place on the world literature scene. Till today he is the most widely read Indian author in India and abroad. He belongs to...

    Concise Oxford English Dictionary, Dictionary, India 3323  Words | 11  Pages

  • Tagore

    * Tagore was born on 7 May 1861. At some time towards the end of the seventeenthcentury, his forefathers had migrated from their native lands to Govindpur, one of the three villageswhich later came to constitute Calcutta. In the course of time, the family came to acquire propertyand considerable business interests through the pursuit of commercial and banking activities. Theyhad particularly benefited from the growing power of the British East India Company.Rabindranath’s grandfather, Dwarkanath...

    Amartya Sen, Bengali people, Debendranath Tagore 9637  Words | 25  Pages

  • Rabindranath Gitanjali

    Rabindranadha Tagor, Gitanjali  (Gitanjoli) is a collection of 103 English poems, largely translations, by the Bengali poet Rabindranadha Tagore This volume became very famous in the West, and was widely translated. Gitanjali (Gitanjoli) is also the title of an earlier Bengali volume (1910) of mostly devotional songs. The word gitanjoli is a composed from "git", song, and "anjoli", offering, and thus means - "An offering of songs"; but the word for offering, anjoli, has a strong devotional connotation...

    Amar Shonar Bangla, Amartya Sen, Bengali literature 880  Words | 3  Pages

  • Contribution Engineer to Society

    Engineering is not science. Engineers generally don't "do" science. Science is about discovering the natural. Engineering is creating the artificial. The critical roles of engineering in addressing the large-scale pressing challenges facing our societies worldwide are widely recognized. Such large-scale challenges include access to affordable health care; tackling the coupled issues of energy, transportation and climate change; providing more equitable access to information for our populations; clean...

    Civil engineering, Engineer, Engineering 869  Words | 3  Pages

  • Wikipedia and Its Contribution to Society

    par. 3) can allow this encyclopedia to be used in a different way. One can search for the names of favorite celebrities, movies, and find out information which cannot be found in a convention encyclopedia. Also, because of the wide-range of contributions, there is opportunity to search for different components of the information as well. Such as episode guides for your favorite television shows, a list of who was in it, and references to different sources for further information about it. Although...

    Citizendium, Encyclopedia, Encyclopædia Britannica 846  Words | 3  Pages

  • George Orwell's Contributions to Society

    even today. John Rodden sat down with many of Orwell’s intellectual progeny at George Orwell’s Centenary Conference in May 2003. It was there at Wellesley College in Massachusetts where they discussed the profound writer’s continued influence in society. One thing Orwell’s enthusiasts could agree on was that the writer was extremely opinionated yet always sought the truth, whether it was favorable or not. As an intellectualist, over time his beliefs swayed and changed as the times did. He wasn’t...

    Animal Farm, Communism, George Orwell 1199  Words | 4  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore on Education

    all existence” --Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore With his flowing white beard, robes and riveting brown eyes, the famous polymath Rabindranath Tagore awakened a dormant sense of childish wonder, saturating the air with all kinds of enchanting promises for the believer. Tagore has certainly given rebirth to our ideas of education and culture. In Tagore’s view, the higher aim of education was the same...

    Culture, India, Personality psychology 779  Words | 2  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    sadhna Sadhana Rabindranath Tagore Sadhana Table of Contents Sadhana ................................................................................................................................................................1 Rabindranath Tagore ................................................................................................................................1 Author's Preface.................................................................................................

    Immortality, Life, Meaning of life 37905  Words | 84  Pages

  • Contributions of Modern Society

    In today’s society, we can use some of the most well known influences and values without realizing where it came from or where it began. I think that the influences from architecture, art, and even religion. The influences of the middle age building structures can be established on how it molded our world today. The influences of the mastery of the architectures have helped many of the buildings that we have today, everything from the past help contribute our lives in modern society. As I look...

    Buddhism, Gautama Buddha, God 1090  Words | 3  Pages

  • Contribution of Arts in the Uplift of Society

    know that the present form of specialization is a terrible weapon against us, against human nature. I am not speaking against the machine or the machine age. The machine is a splendid invention and will form the new basis for a more developed human society. But after the glorious technomania of the twenties, we know today that man cannot master the machine until he has leanred to master himself. But how can he achieve this when he even does not know what he possesses, what his abilities and capacities...

    Art, Emotion, Federal 1035  Words | 3  Pages

  • Rabindranath tagore

    Jessica and Lorenzo are permitted to the fortune. As a final torment, Antonio demands that Shylock must become a Christian. This is an example of how the Jews were being treated during Shakespeare's time. If they wanted to live or exist in Christian society, they would have to become, or at least, falsely profess Christianity, Through examining the view of Jews during Shakespeare's time, it is clear that there was no other way of characterizing a Jew other than a villain. I argue that although Shylock...

    Antisemitism, Christopher Marlowe, Jews 4405  Words | 13  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    furniture as well as for aluminium cans. Being good conductor of electricity it is used for transmission of electricity. Aluminium is also used for making utensils. The recycling of aluminium cans and other aluminium products is a very positive contribution to saving our natural resources. Most of the recycled aluminium is melted and recast into other aluminium metal products or used in the production of various aluminium compounds, the most common of which are the alums. Alums are double sulphates...

    Alum, Aluminium, Alunite 1260  Words | 9  Pages

  • English Literature/ the Woman Unknown , Raveendra Nath Tagore

    WOMAN UNKNOWN- Rabindranath Tagore **************************************************************** By P. Baburaj, Senior Lecturer, Dept. of English, Sherubtse college, Bhutan Author of: Language and writing, DSB Publication Thimphu Communicative English, P. K. Books, Calicut A perception on Literary Criticism, P.K. Books, Calicut ******************************************************************  First person narrative.  A 27 year old man namely Anupam who is immersed in Indian tradition and...

    Arranged marriage, Bride kidnapping, Fiction 417  Words | 3  Pages

  • Critical Analysis Of Rabindranath Tagore Kubla Khan

    Critical Analysis of Rabindranath Tagore’s Story 'Kabuliwala': Love and Waiting Rabindranath Tagore’s story Kabuliwala, set in the early twentieth century Kolkata, is about a little girl Mini and a Kabuliwala exploring the bonds of friendship, affection and parting in the relationship between them transcending the borders of race, religion and language. The prime characters are two: Kabuliwala and Mini. Kabuliwala’s name was Abdur Rehman Khan a middle-aged Pathan trader, a dry fruit seller from...

    Bengali people, Girl, Kolkata 895  Words | 2  Pages

  • Sigmund Freud's Contributions to Western Society

     Gutierrez 1 Will Gutierrez ENC1101 Mr. Hunte 10/24/14 Freud’s Contributions to Western Society Sigmund Freud’s (1856–1939) history is not interesting if not related to psychoanalysis, given the fact that he said this himself. This tells us that the event of his life weren’t important, but his magnificent activity on the realm of psychoanalysis. But in knowing...

    Ego psychology, Josef Breuer, Libido 1031  Words | 4  Pages

  • Outline the Contribution of Marxism to Our Society

    OUTLINE THE CONTRIBUTION OF MARXISM TO OUR UNDERSTANDING OF SOCIETY Marxism is an ideology based on the economic and political theories of Karl Marx and Freidrich Engels. Karl Marx who was born in Germany in 1818 was a revolutionary whose ideas on society were the foundation of communism. Under modern capitalism the means of production, such as factories, land, and technology are controlled by a small minority who Marx called the bourgeoisie. Production is carried out by the working class, known...

    Bourgeoisie, Capitalism, Communism 1931  Words | 5  Pages

  • KABULIWALA-RABINDRANATH TAGORE

    KABULIWALA-RABINDRANATH TAGORE Kabuliwala is a short story written by Rabindranath Tagore. It is a story which deals with Kabuliwala(Abdul Rehman Khan) and his customer Mini. Kabuliwala is basically a hawker who comes to Calcutta from Afganistan. He befriends a small bengali girl called Mini who use to remind him of his own daughter Amina back in Afghanistan. Though he was not in touch with his daughter, her memories didnt fade away from his mind. Later things went wrong and one of Kabuliwala's...

    Afghanistan, Bengali people, Girl 724  Words | 2  Pages

  • Greek and Roman Contributions to Modern Society

    Both Greece and Rome made significant contributions to Western civilization. Greek knowledge was ascendant in philosophy, physics, chemistry, medicine, and mathematics for nearly two thousand years. The Romans did not have the Greek temperament for philosophy and science, but they had a genius for law and civil administration. The Romans were also great engineers and builders. They invented concrete, perfected the arch, and constructed roads and bridges that remain in use today. But neither the Greeks...

    1st millennium, Ancient Rome, Centuries 1775  Words | 6  Pages

  • Hundred Years of Nobel prize: Rabindranath Tagore-India’s Greatest Gift to the World.

     Hundred years of Noble Prize (1913-2013): Rabindranath Tagore-India’s Greatest Gift to the World. Abstract: Through Rabindranath Tagore India has given her message to mankind and his unique genius reflects India’s eternal values. As a visionary saint he guided every soul through the raptures of his music and mystic vision. Tagore having avoided to write in English, emerged as a Bengali poet which ultimately brought about a renaissance to all the Indian languages. The success of Indian Writing...

    Ezra Pound, Human, India 6451  Words | 25  Pages

  • Describe the contributions to society of the Cognitive and Psychodynamic Approaches

    Describe the contributions to society of the Cognitive and Psychodynamic Approaches, and compare the two approaches in terms of their scientific status (18) The Cognitive Approach provides two contributions to society; Reliability of Eyewitness Testimonies and Cognitive Interviews. The cognitive interview technique has been developed from a number of models of memory and forgetting from the cognitive approach, which is used to interview eyewitnesses of crimes. The major two contributors are cue-dependency...

    Dream, Mental disorder, Mind 913  Words | 2  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore - an Educator with Difference

    RABINDRANATH TAGORE Rabindranath Tagore (Bengali: রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর, Robindronath Ţhakur) (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941), sobriquet Gurudev, was a Bengali poet, novelist, musician, painter and playwright who reshaped Bengali literature and music. As author of Gitanjali and its "profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse", he was the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913. His poetry in translation was viewed as spiritual, and this together with his mesmerizing persona...

    Alternative energy, Energy development, Fossil fuel 3977  Words | 9  Pages

  • Malcolm X: Life and Contribution to Society

    right in the aftermath of her husband's death. By the early 1960s, Malcolm X had emerged as a leading voice of a radicalized wing of the civil rights movement, presenting an alternative to Dr. Martin Luther King's vision of a racially integrated society achieved by peaceful means. Dr. King was highly critical of what he viewed as Malcolm X's destructive demagoguery. "I feel that Malcolm has done himself and our people a great disservice," he said.                                  Philosophical...

    African American, Black nationalism, Black people 1941  Words | 6  Pages

  • Critically Evaluate the Contributions of Functionalism to the Study of Society

    Critically evaluate the contributions of functionalism to the study of society. Functionalist theory is one of the major theoretical perspectives in sociology. It can be argued that the functionalist theory has made a significant contribution to the study of society. It originates from the work of Emile Durkheim who suggests that social order is possible and society remains stable due to the functioning of several institutions. Everything has a specific function in society and society will always function...

    Anomie, Anthropology, Émile Durkheim 2078  Words | 6  Pages

  • Assess the usefulness of functionalist contributions to our understanding of society.

    Assess the usefulness of functionalist contributions to our understanding of society. Functionalism sees society as a system, that it is a set of interconnected parts which can work together in unison to form a whole. The early functionalists drew an analogy between society and an organism, i.e, the human body. They said that an understanding of an organ of the body involves understanding its relationship with every other organ and its contribution to the organism as a whole; therefore they...

    Émile Durkheim, Functionalism, Institution 2803  Words | 7  Pages

  • The Contribution of Religion to Societies and Cultures in the 20th Century.

    (the respect for what is sacred) and religare (to bind, in the sense of an obligation), the word religion is an organised collection of belief and practice systems, focusing on what people determine to be sacred or spiritual. Throughout history and societies across the world, religious leaders have used sacred narratives, symbols and traditions in an attempt to give more meaning to life and to gain wisdom through the understanding of the universe. In every known culture throughout centuries, a form of...

    Christianity, Culture, Human rights 1129  Words | 3  Pages

  • Helen Keller, Her Contributions to Society

    lectures, wrote plenty more books, and even had a movie made based on her life (para 12)! All in all, Keller’s courageousness is what led her to have the very successful life that she did. Helen Keller’s benevolence in helping people and society as a whole is what led her to be as famous and well-known as she was. Helen Keller was active in the suffrage movement, which stood for equal rights, including voting rights for women. She also fought for fair pay, and job security for workers (‘’Garrett’’...

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