• Essay on Background Casually by Nissim Ezekiel
    . The poetry which releases the poet from suffering is the medium through which the deaf can hear and the blind see. This is a justly celebrated poem, containing a beautiful worked set of images moving as the title suggests, on three interpenetrating levels. Nissim Ezekiel 43 I...
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    café. His poems are used in NCERT and ICSE English textbooks. He got Padmashri award in 1988 and the Sahitya akademi award cultural award in 1983. Nissim Ezekiel's daughter's name was Sohini. Summary of poem: the frog & the nightangle Once...
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    decision, then a friend to pay the fare. Philosophy, Poverty and Poetry, three Companions shared my basement room. The last line of the 4th stanza is typical of Ezekiel in the use of antithesis. Intimations of failure are always around the corner in his autobiographical poems. The above two stanzas...
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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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    studied philosophy at Birbeck College, London. He married Daisy Jacob in 1952 and the same year his first collection of poems titled A Time to Change was published by Fortune Press (London). Returning home Ezekiel joined The Illustrated Weekly of India as an assistant editor in 1953 and stayed there for...
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    . First, the decision, then a friend To pay the fare. Philosophy, Poverty and Poetry, three Companions shared my basement room. The last line of the 4th stanza is typical of Ezekiel in the use of antithesis. Intimations of failure are always around the corner in his autobiographical poems. The above...
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  • Indian Writing in English- Nissim Ezekiel
    English was typified by two very different poets. Dom Moraes, winner of the Hawthornden Prize at the age of 19 for his first book of poems A Beginning went on to occupy a pre-eminent position among Indian poets writing in English. Nissim Ezekiel, who came from India's tiny Bene Israel Jewish...
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    SCORPION Introduction: This is a poignant poem by one of the India’s foremost modern day poets, Nissim Ezekiel. Using imagery relating to the senses of sight, smell, touch and hearing, the poet depicts the selfless love of a mother who is stung by a scorpion. She nearly dies and yet is thankful that...
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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...
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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...
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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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    . ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- The poet of ‘Night of the Scorpion’ is Nissim Ezekiel who narrates this poem by remembering his childhood when...
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  • Issues in Translating the Short Stories of R.K. Narayan
    . ****************************************************************** Summary of “Poet, Lover, Birdwatcher” by Nissim Ezekiel By Shekar Kumar “Poet, Lover, Birdwatcher”, included in the volume The Exact Name (1965) is one of the best and most beautiful of Ezekiel’s poems. The poem which shows how Ezekiel has travelled a long way since the romantic idealism of A Time to...
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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...
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    More Next Blog» Create Blog Sign In 10/18/13 Mindscapes Analysis: Summary of Nissim Ezekiel’S “Enterprise” cumindscapes.blogspot.in/2013/03/summary-of-nissim-ezekiels-enterprise.html 2/2 Newer Post Home Older Post Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Enter your comment... Comment as: Google Account Publish Preview Post a Comment Simple template. Powered by Blogger. ...
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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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  • Indian English Literarture
    movement are the major themes of her poems. Naidu showed an interest towards the ideals of English romantic revival. She is considered as the most lyrical woman poet of India. Creations: The Bengal Sellers, Palanquin Bearers, Indian Weavers, Nightfall In The City of Hyderabad. * Nissim Ezekiel...
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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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  • Village by the Sea
    . 4.8 LESSON END ACTIVITIES Attempt a Symbolic Interpretation on the Rose of God? Comment on the Style and Technique of Sri Aurobindo? Write an essay on the Theme and Philosophy of Sri Aurobindo’s Poems? 4.9 REFERENCES Rajan, P.K. Ed., Changing Traditions in Nissim Ezekiel, Indian English...
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  • Ironic Mode in Ezekiel’s Poetry
    stuffed out.  It is noteworthy that Nissim Ezekiel has written many poems ridiculing the absurdities and follies of the Indian people and his chief weapon of attack is irony. Undoubtedly irony has become his most conspicuous quality. He does not attack the superstitious of the people directly but...
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