• Essay on Background Casually by Nissim Ezekiel
    1.5 POET, LOVER, BIRD WATCHER The best poem of this volume 'Poet, Lover, Bird-watcher' displays Ezekiel's views on poet's problems. He thinks 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
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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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  • 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
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  • Nissim Ezekiel Treatment of Poetry
    Nissim Ezekiel’s poem "Enterprise" describes a metaphorical journey toward a specific goal. The travelers on this journey begin in a real physical place, a desert, and argue about how to cross this challenging landscape. One of the members of the group, who writes the most stylish prose, goes his
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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 th
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  • The Patriot by Nissim Ezekiel
    THE PATRIOT by Nissim Ezekiel The poet being living during a time where india was achieving independence from the british is reflected in the poem.hence the growing alienation and dissatisfaction among people liveng in the country is reflected in the poem. The poem is written in a colloquial l
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  • Indian Writing in English- Nissim Ezekiel
    Introduction Indian poetry has flourished over the last 4000 years. Today, it is composed and written in more than twenty Indian languages, including English. It has always echoed the voice of the times and revealed the pains and passions of the people. Its growth has also reflected our rich cultur
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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 Univesit
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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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  • Philosophy in Dead Poets Society
    The movie, Dead Poets Society directed by Peter Weir is set in an American private school during a time of romanticism in the first half of the twentieth century. Dead Poet’s Society negotiates the transition of poetry and life as an unconventional English teacher encourages a group of private sch
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  • My Boyhood Days - Rabindranath Tagore Summary
    . TITLE OF THE BOOK : My Boyhood Days 2. WRITHE ABOUT THE AUTHOR : Rabindranath Tagore was born May 7, 1861 in Calcutta, India into a wealthy Brahmin family. Tagore received his education at home. He was taught in Bengali, with English lessons in the afternoon. Tagore spent a brief time at St.
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  • Summary of a Passage to India
    A Passage to India Passage to India, published in 1924, was E. M. Forster's first novel in fourteen years, and the last novel he wrote. Subtle and rich in symbolism, the novel works on several levels. On the surface, it is about India — which at the time was a colonial possession of Britain — a
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  • Summary of the Books of the Old Testament
    BIBL 104 Summary of the books of the Old Testament Genesis Genesis is a historical narrative with the material organized a specific way for a specific purpose. The Book of Genesis can be divided into two sections: Primitive History and Patriarchal History. The first eleven chapters of Genesis
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  • Billy Budd Summary
    ------------------------------------------------- Chapters 1–2 Summary: Chapter 1 The narrator begins the story by recalling a time, in the days before steamships, when it was common to observe in port towns a group of sailors gathered around a “Handsome Sailor” type—a man who stood out
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  • Revision Guide on Philosophy and Ethics
    Revision Guide – Year 12 Religious Studies, Philosophy of Religion Intro – brief guidance on exam technique • You are always told to answer the question. Furthermore, although we have a limited range of topics, there is still a degree of unpredictability regarding what they wi
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  • Summary of Rizal's Life
    SUMMARY: Who is Jose Rizal? On June 19, 1861, the Mercado Family from the town of Calamba in the province of Laguna in the Philippines, happily greeted the birth of their newest member — a baby boy born as the seventh child to proud parents Francisco Rizal Mercado y Alejandro and Teodora Alonza
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  • Donne Love Philosophy
    John Donne's Poetic Philosophy of Love By Dr. David Naugle Stand still, and I will read to thee, A lecture, love, in love's philosophy. —John Donne, “Lecture upon the Shadow” For the enormously complex and vexed John Donne (1572-1631), the one in whom all “contraries meet,” (Holy Sonne
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  • The Utopian Worldview of Afrocentricity: Critical Comments on a Reactionary Philosophy
    Cameron Gilmore Professor Stephen Ferguson Liberal Studies 202 14 September 2012 The Utopian Worldview of Afrocentricity: Critical Comments on a Reactionary Philosophy In this paper, I will analyze Stephen Ferguson’s article “The Utopian Worldview of Afrocentricity: Critical Comments on a
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  • Summary
    AENEID by VIRGIL. Virgil's seminal epic, the Aeneid, tells the story of Aeneas's journey in search of the land where he is destined to build the city that will one day become the great Roman Empire. Largely influenced by Homer's Odyssey and Iliad, the Aeneid begins halfway through Aeneas's journey,
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  • Don Juan: Lord Byron - Summary and Critical Analysis
    Don Juan: Lord Byron - Summary and Critical Analysis Don Juan is a vast creation and it is not always interesting; there are many dull stanzas in which Byron says nothing interesting. But despite some weaknesses in structure, characterization, and philosophy of life, Don Juan is an 'epic carnival'.
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