"The Castaway Rabindranath Tagore" Essays and Research Papers

  • The Castaway 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 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 [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

    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

    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

  • 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

    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

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

    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 life...

    Childbirth, Ismat Chughtai, Life 1323  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

  • 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

  • Nationalism by Rabindranath Tagore

    Nationalism 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...

    Capitalism, Culture, Globalization 908  Words | 3  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

  • 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

  • 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

    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

    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

    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

  • 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 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

  • The Castaway

    The Castaway The short story, ‘The Castaway’ follows the journey of a young orphan, Nilakanta, or “the castaway as he seeks to win the affection of Kiran, the lady of the house he has been given shelter. Nilakanta is a troubled young boy, and beaten by his previous master has led an unsettled life. This life has had an impact on him and his personality, not allowing it to grow to its full potential but instead “traps him in a half-boy, half-man state”-as mentioned in this story, “if it was about...

    Boy, Satish Shah, Short story 1062  Words | 3  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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Tagore

    Email:jayaraman121@gmail.com Rabindranath Tagore won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913 for the collection of his poems entitled Gitanjali. His banquet speech, sent by telegram, was read on his behalf by Mr. Clive, the British Charge d’ affaires. In that very short speech Tagore hinted at the coming together of the East and the West and the brotherhood among strangers. It was only on the 26 of May 1921, in Stockholm, Tagore gave in person, his ‘Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech’...

    Amartya Sen, Bihar, Ganges 537  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Bara Rani in Ghaire Baire by Rabindranath Tagore (the Home and the World)

    to give of all that she has, “’Just listen to her, our simple little Junior Rani!’ she laughed back, turning to my husband. ‘ does she not know that there are losses which no security can make good, either in this world or in the next?’” Tagore has justified the portrayal of Bara Rani in the context of his times in his novel “The Home and The World”. A woman, who represents the dillema and emotional plight of the community of widowed women of which she is a part of. A symbol of the old and...

    Sociology, Widow, Woman 1470  Words | 5  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

  • CASTAWAY

    “CASTAWAY”- NEEDS AND WANTS Needs and wants are defined by many different things. Needs are considered the things that are necessary for an individual to survive or to reach their personal purpose in life. On the other hand a want is a desire to have or do something. Throughout the film ‘Castaway’ by the director Robert Zemeckis, the theme of satisfying needs and wants as well as using resources in order to survive is portrayed in many various ways by the main character Chuck Noland (Tom Hanks)...

    2006 albums, Maslow's hierarchy of needs, Need 721  Words | 2  Pages

  • Tagore and Hopkins

    Rabindranath Tagore and Gerard Manley Hopkins: A Study in Poetic Affinities* Goutam Buddha Sural Bankura Christian College, India Abstract The affinities between Rabindranath Tagore and Gerard Manley Hopkins are not fortuitous; rather both of them appear to belong to the same poetic tradition. In respect of their poetic vision, their technique, their attitude to nature and the mundane world there is a remarkable similarity between the two minds. Besides, temperamentally also the two poets...

    Curtal sonnet, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Meter 4799  Words | 10  Pages

  • Castaway Assignment

    before mattered to him. Chuck achieved his self-actualization when his empty life was partially fulfilled when he came back to the real world and realized he was content with his life how he is.  2) The Social Cognitive theory is illustrated in Castaway when Chuck found himself lonely, he created "Wilson" so that he can "communicate" with him. However, once "Wilson" is lost in the deep see, this loss of contact takes a deep, psychological toll on Chuck, causing him great depression and loneliness...

    Abraham Maslow, Fundamental human needs, Learned helplessness 851  Words | 3  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

  • 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

  • the castaway

    INDIAN SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION, YEAR 2014 TIMETABLE Day & Date Monday, February 10 Tuesday, February 11 Wednesday, February 12 Time 9.00 A.M. 9.00 A.M. 9.00 A.M. Thursday, February 13 Friday, February 14 Monday, February 17 Tuesday, February 18 9.00 A.M. 9.00 A.M. 9.00 A.M. 9.00 A.M. Thursday, February 20 9.00 A.M. Friday, February 21 2.00 P.M. Tuesday, February 25 Wednesday, February 26 Friday, February 28 Monday, March 3 Wednesday, March 5 Friday...

    1947, 1970, 1975 414  Words | 6  Pages

  • Tagore and India

    • Educational • Video • About Us The Nobel Prize in Literature 1913 Rabindranath Tagore Tagore and His India by Amartya Sen* Voice of Bengal Rabindranath Tagore, who died in 1941 at the age of eighty, is a towering figure in the millennium-old literature of Bengal. Anyone who becomes familiar with this large and flourishing tradition will be impressed by the power of Tagore's presence in Bangladesh and in India. His poetry as well as his novels, short stories, and essays are very...

    Assassination of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Bengali literature, Gujarat 11931  Words | 31  Pages

  • Castaway Movie Analysis-Journeys

    Castaway ‘, directed by Robert Zemeckis, is a 2001 film starring Tom Hanks. Hanks stars as Chuck Noland, a FedEx delivery man whose life is headed in the ‘right direction’, until his plane crashes and he is stranded on an island. He must adapt to his new life on the island; overcoming many obstacles in order to survive. ‘Castaway’ explores three different journeys; physical, inner and imaginative. Chuck Noland is a filmic representation of the philosophy of time equals money equals fulfilment. Zemeckis...

    2000 in film, Audience, Cast Away 1513  Words | 4  Pages

  • Letter by Tagore

    RABINDRANATH TAGORE The Poet's Letter to Lord Chelmsford, the Viceroy , repudiating his Knighthood in protest for Jalianwallahbag mass killing. (The letter was published in The Statesman, June 3, 1919) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Your Excellency, The enormity of the measures taken by the Government in the Punjab for quelling some local disturbances has, with a rude shock, revealed to our minds the helplessness of our position as British...

    Bengali people, Debendranath Tagore, Government 451  Words | 2  Pages

  • Summary of Poem 'Where the Mind Is Without Fear' by Rabindranath Tagore.

    Summary of poem 'Where the Mind is Without Fear' by Rabindranath Tagore. Included in the volume called Naibedya, the original poem bears the title ' Prarthana' i.e. prayer. The poem is a prayer to a universal father-figure, presumably, God. The poet wishes to be awakened to a heaven where the mind can work fearlessly and the spirit can hold its head high, where one can acquire knowledge in all freedom of choice, where the big world of man is not fragmented or restricted to small mutually exclusive...

    Cognition, English-language films, India 536  Words | 2  Pages

  • "The Punishment" by Rabindranath Tagore: How Destiny took a Twist and Changed the Life of a Woman

    The story 'Punishment' written by Rabindranath Tagore is a poignant story about two brothers and their wives, and the relationship each of them shared with one another. It is a heart rendering tale about conflicting emotions. The story starts when the two brothers Dukhiram and Chidam return home in the village after a long, hard day at work. They find their respective wives sitting in the verandah with the elder wife's little son, eerily quiet. It appears that the ever quarrelling sister-in-laws...

    English-language films, Family, Husband 556  Words | 2  Pages

  • Rabindranath tagore

    Shylock Although critics tend to agree that Shylock is The Merchant of Venice’s most noteworthy figure, no consensus has been reached on whether to read him as a bloodthirsty bogeyman, a clownish Jewish stereotype, or a tragic figure whose sense of decency has been fractured by the persecution he endures. Certainly, Shylock is the play’s antagonist, and he is menacing enough to seriously imperil the happiness of Venice’s businessmen and young lovers alike. Shylock is also, however, a creation of...

    Antisemitism, Christopher Marlowe, Jews 4405  Words | 13  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    Preparation of Potash Alum A PROJECT REPORT SUBMITTED TO CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT DIST: AMRELI GUJARAT BY:-ANURAG AGARWAL ROLL NO: XII SCI. 2009-2010 PRINCIPAL                                INTERNALEXAMINER EXTERNAL EXAMINER CERTIFICATE Certificate This is to certify that this project work is submitted by ANURAG AGARWAL to the Chemistry department, Aditya Birla Public School, Kovaya was carried out by him under the guidance & supervision during academic year 2008-2009...

    Alum, Aluminium, Alunite 1260  Words | 9  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore's freedom ideology

    Freedom Tagore was a lover of human freedom. Influenced by the western liberalism, Tagore opined that freedom of a nation will provide ample scope to its citizens to express their view openly. His idea on freedom contained the following things. Enlightenment of soul through self-realization: Freedom will provide opportunity to attain enlightenment of soul. It is only because by pursuing a goal in an atmosphere of freedom, one will get scope to realize one's self. That self-realization will enlighten...

    Civil disobedience, India, Jainism 575  Words | 2  Pages

  • Life of Pi vs Castaway

    3U1 Thursday June 5th 2014 Change and Survival: Life of Pi vs. Castaway Today’s era is nicknamed the era of technology. While technology is beneficial to many, it comes with a consequence to which all users are victim to; change. Technology changes very often; from updates in phones to moving from one house to another. In order to flourish, one must adapt to fit their surroundings. In Life of Pi, written by Yann Martel and Castaway, directed by Robert Zemeckis, Pi Patel and Chuck Noland both illustrate...

    Canada Reads, Canongate Books, Coconut 1581  Words | 6  Pages

  • Tagore Short Stories Summarized

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    Daughter, Family, Marriage 2375  Words | 6  Pages

  • Castaway Technology Symbolism

    A Technological Transformation (Castaway) Chuck Noland is a FedEx worker who is obsessed with his job, a workaholic. He is trapped in the captivating life of time, power, and structured planning. He is always working against the clock. His job has taken over his life. He is so deep into his personal career that he doesn't spend enough time with his fiancé Kelly, his time is always put into working all day. Chuck also has a problem with socializing with his co workers. He treats his co...

    Clock, Personal life, Watch 1211  Words | 3  Pages

  • Celebration of 150 Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore in Bangladesh

    of the 150th birth anniversary of poet Rabindranath Tagore, the first Asian Nobel prize winner in literature. And in New Delhi, the ceremony of the year-long commemoration will be inaugurated Saturday. Indian Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari arrived in Dhaka on Thursday on a two-day visit to the celebration here. Ansari is scheduled to join Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in opening the main function of the birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore at Bangabandhu International Conference...

    Bangladesh, Government of India, India 417  Words | 2  Pages

  • Rabindrantah Tagore: His Universality & Relevance

    www.the-criterion.com The Criterion: An International Journal in English ISSN 0976-8165 Rabindranath Tagore: A Reappraisal of His Universality and Relevance Prakash Bhadury Lecturer (English) Department of Humanities & Social Sciences National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, H.P, India- 177005 Abstract: Rabindranath Tagore stands as a millennium in himself reflecting the ancient Indian wisdom through the raptures of his lyrics and mystic vision. His metaphysical bent of mind...

    Ezra Pound, Gitanjali, India 5026  Words | 10  Pages

  • Life of Pi and Castaway Comparative Essay

    direly needed. As shown through Pi Patel from Life of Pi and Chuck Noland from Cast Away, holding onto a belief of something provides one with the determination to survive the worst conditions. Both the novel and the book share the story of two castaways who depend on their belief in something to survive and conquer their respective challenges – Pi Patel who depends on his faith in religion, and Chuck Noland with his faith in returning to civilization back to his loved one. At one point, they both...

    Belief, Canada Reads, Cast Away 1453  Words | 5  Pages

  • Isolation in "Lord of the Flies" vs. the movie "Castaway"

    Throughout the novel Lord of the Flies and the film "Castaway" one of the main themes is most certainly seen as isolation, both social and physical. Isolation could be defined as the "feeling of being alone, or disliked," as well as "a state of separation between persons or groups," which most often results in open conflict. Both of these definitions are evident between the two stranded island tales. The isolation throughout these stories may be seen as both positive and negative in different situations...

    Desert island, English-language films, Mind 997  Words | 3  Pages

  • Tagore Life of Learning

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    Adi Dharm, Amartya Sen, Debendranath Tagore 8569  Words | 28  Pages

  • Woman Unknown

    lot about the viewpoints of the author Rabindranath Tagore regarding the issue of materialistic wealth. Even if a person is able to gain the money-oriented status in the world, such earthly goods are not so significant because these earthly goods can be snatched away from the person just as soon as they achieve them (as the famous saying goes, “The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away). Rather the greatest wealth that a person can possess, according to Tagore, is the ability to overlook the difference...

    Individual, Life, Person 922  Words | 3  Pages

  • Fhthrth

    with liver disease, possibly from his excessive drinking. Biography of Rabindranath Tagore Viswakavi (World Poet) Rabindranath was born on May 9, 1861 in Bengal. His father Maharihi Devendranath Tagore was a rich man and an aristocrat and his mother was Sarada Devi. He was the eighth son and fourteenth child of his parents. Rabindranath Tagore was not sent to any school. He was educated at home by a tutor. Rabindranath was not happy, getting educated within the four walls. He was a curious and...

    Khalil Gibran, Lebanon, Rabindranath Tagore 2720  Words | 7  Pages

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