• Essay on Background Casually by Nissim Ezekiel
    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 and has received considerable...
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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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  • 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: 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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  • Indian Writing in English- Nissim Ezekiel
    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 community, created a voice and place for Indian...
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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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  • 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
    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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    consciousness and knowledge PARDAH NASHIN BY SROJINI NAIDU; The poem purdah nashin was written by Mrs sarojini naidu .she wrote this poem for the Muslim ladies who always cover their faces with veil. she comment on their way of living. she don not want...
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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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    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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  • enterprise
     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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  • Issues in Translating the Short Stories of R.K. Narayan
    The poem "Obituary" by A.K. Ramanujan is a literary work that has the author, in the poem, waxing nostalgic about a father's life and death. It is a vivid, emotional, and intense poem that looks back on the life and times of a dear loved family member. The author relates that the father left behind...
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  • Village by the Sea
    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 2 . A Poem on Particulars 3. A River 1. Under Another sky 2. River Once 3. Lines...
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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
    Chaudhuri was born in 1962 and is an internationally recognized Indian English author. Besides novels, he has also written poems which are published in the "St. Cyril Road and Other Poems" in 2005. Amit Chaudhuri is a well known name in the literary circles and his popularity is proven by the many awards...
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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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