• Essay on Background Casually by Nissim Ezekiel
    the best poets wait for words, like ornithologists sitting in silence to see birds. Poet, Lover, Birdwatcher is one of the better known poems of Ezekiel and has received considerable critical attention. It epitomizes the poet's search for a poetics which would help him redeem himself in his eyes and...
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    Nissim Ezekiel’s poem ‘Background, Casually’ is one of his most known poems. If ‘Night of the Scorpion’ is a popular anthology piece, this poem is more keenly read by the more academic readers of his poetry. The poem’s significance to Ezekiel’s oeuvre lies partly in it being an autobiographical poem...
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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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    An Essay on Nissim Ezekiel’s Background, Casually Nissim Ezekiel’s poem ‘Background, Casually’ is one of his most known poems. If ‘Night of the Scorpion’ is a popular anthology piece, this poem is more keenly read by the more academic readers of his poetry. The poem’s significance to Ezekiel’s oeuvre...
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    Nissim Ezekiel: The Father of Modernity in Indian-English Poetry Nissim Ezekiel: The Father of Modernity in Indian-English Poetry Nissim Ezekiel is acclaimed as the father of post-independence Indian-English verse. He is a trend-setter, who started modernity in Indian-English poetry. A horde of contemporary...
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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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  • 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’S “Enterprise” ‘Enterprise’ is an allegory of human condition on this planet and of the frequent efforts, failure and frustrations to which man is subject by the very nature of earthly life. The poet describes a spiritual pilgrimage where each pilgrim faces difficulties and disillusionment...
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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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    encourage the Muslim women talent and for their freedom of their individuality which lost in the purdah nashin… Nissim Ezekiel’s Night of the Scorpion: Summary & Analysis September 30, 2013 Nissim Ezekiel’s Night of the Scorpion is a strong yet simple statement on the power of self-effacing love. Full to...
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  • A Very Indian Poem in English
    A VERY INDIAN POEM IN INDIAN ENGLISH - Critical Summary Introduction: Nissim Ezekiel is one of those Indian poets writing in English who creates an authentic flavor of India, by his use of Indian English - Pidgin English on Bazar English, as it is often called. In this poem, the Indian flavor has...
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  • Night of the Scorpion
    Saturday, January 1, 2011 An Analysis of ‘Night of the Scorpion’ NIGHT 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 and A.K. Ramanujan
    Nissim Ezekiel (December 24 1924 - January 9, 2004 ) was a poet, playwright and art critic. He was considered the foremost Indian writer in English English-language> of his time. Contents 1 Early life > 2 Career > 3 Books by Nissim Ezekiel > 4 Some of his well-known poems > Early life...
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  • Issues in Translating the Short Stories of R.K. Narayan
    footprints' track shall be A pathway towards Immortality. ************************************************************** Poet, Lover, Birdwatcher Nissim Ezekiel. To force the pace and never to be still Is not the way of those who study birds Or women. The best poets wait for words. The hunt is not...
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  • Village by the Sea
    paper will help the students to appreciate the variety and diversity of Indian writing in English in the twentieth century. Unit I Poetry Detailed Nissim Ezekiel : 1. The Company I Keep 2. Very -Indian Poem in Indian English 3. Poet, Lover, Bird Watcher 4. Night of the Scorpion A.K.Ramanujam : 1. Shakes...
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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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  • Indian English Literarture
    Weavers, Nightfall In The City of Hyderabad. * Nissim Ezekiel: Nissim Ezekiel is one of the outstanding Indian English poet of post independence period.He is a poet of ordinary human situations and common human relationships. Religion, philosophy, love- hate relationships, search for identity and...
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  • The Night of the Scorpion
    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 for the...
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  • Ironic Mode in Ezekiel’s Poetry
    of the most outstanding features of writing. Modern poetry places it first rather than other literary features. Shiv K. Kumar, K.N.Daruwalla,, Nissim Ezekiel, R.Parthasarthy etc. can be counted as the greatest ironists in modern poetry. In this paper we analysis Ezekiel’s poetry in order to know his...
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