• casuarinatee
    . The beauty of the tree is no more than an added gift. Its actual importance lies in the fact that it is a part of the Dutts’ existence, a reminder of family ties, of the warmth shared by three siblings. The Abju-Aru-Toru bonding was indeed strong and in Sita Toru mentions, “Three happy children...
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  • Sreeja
    above If fire can burn or water drown I follow him.” (141) In the poemSita’ she has she has beautifully portrayed the plight of a rejected wife and her children. K.R.S.Iyanger comments: This almost perfect poem is attribute to Toru’s mother’s genius for story telling, never Toru...
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  • Modern Indo-English Poetry
    repressive institutions such as child-marriage, dowry, prohibitions on women's education, arranged marriages, suttee and enforced widowhood. Poetry Toru Dutt (1856-77) was the first Indian woman poet to write in English, and her work depicts archetypes of Indian womanhood, such as Sita and Savitri...
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  • Women's Voices in Indian English Poetry
    consciousness and shared experience in order to transcend the fragmentation and isolation of their lives. Toru Dutt was the first Indian women poet to write in English and her work depicts archetypes of Indian womanhood such as ‘Sita’ and ‘Savitri’,showing women in suffering. Sarajini...
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  • english honours syllabus under CU
    two 11 20 x 2 = 40 10 x 1 = 10 Total = 50 Poems Toru Dutt: Sita Kamala Das: An Introduction A.K. Ramanujam: A River Nissim Ezekiel: Goodbye Party for Miss Puspa T.S. One question of 20 marks out of three One explanation of 10 marks out of two Unseen Dialogue Writing – 10 marks Substance writing of a poem – 10 marks 20 x 1 = 20 10 x 1 = 10 10 x 1 = 10 10 x 1 = 10 Total = 50 12 ...
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  • Village by the Sea
    Dutt, she rendered several French poems into English and also several Sanskrit anecdotes and legends into delightful English verse. Thus, she interplayed the culture of her land with that of England and France. The noted French critic and writer, James Darmesteter; makes a correct evaluation of Toru...
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  • The Lotus by Toru Dutt
    THE LOTUS A poem by Toru Dutt Love came to Flora asking for a flower That would of flowers be undisputed queen, The lily and the rose, long, long had been Rivals for that high honour. Bards of power Had sung their claims. "The rose can never tower...
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  • The Lotus
    , "rose red" dyed And "lily white," queenliest flower that blows. Explanation 1: Toru Dutt is one of the famous Indo-Anglican poets. Most of her poems have an Indian theme and an Indian background. The poem, ‘The Lotus’ is a sonnet in the Petrarchan type. Toru Dutt’s mastery over the sonnet form is...
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  • Poems
    | | our Casuarina Tree is a poem published in 1881 by Toru Dutt, an Indian poet. Its a perfect example of craftsmanship.In this poemToru Dutt celebrates the majesty of the Casuarina Tree and remembers her happy childhood days spent under it and revives her memories with her beloved siblings...
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  • Casuarina Tree
    the poem.  Our Casuarina Tree is a poem by Toru Dutt, an Indian poet. The poem gives an objective description of the tree and the charm associated with poet's childhood. [ [ It begins with an account of the giant tree with a creeper wrapped around it like a huge python. It is the centre of busy...
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  • Chutiya Ram
    . Toru was proud of India’s cultural heritage, her flok-lores, myths and legends, and its rich classical literature. Though English by education, she was an Indian through and through. E.J. Thompson wrote about her, "Toru Dutt remains one of the most astonishing woman that ever lived …. Fiery and unconquerable of soul. These poems are sufficient to place Toru Dutt in the small class of women who have written English verse that can stand"....
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  • Cvfsfs
    maternal instinct, as well as beautifully describes the superstitions and ignorant practices followed by the villagers. The title of the poem thus is very deceptive, as it does not focus on the scorpion at all. Toru Dutt Toru Dutt (March 4, 1856 – August 30, 1877) was an Indian woman poet who...
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  • Poem
    with which it is instinct, we would place this poem second to none in the volume (Das 340-341).  (Introductory material from: Das, Harihar. Life and Letters of Toru Dutt. London: Oxford University Press, 1921.) * Additional introductory material in Edmund Gosse’s “Introductory Memoir” to...
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  • Rick
    Kirkup To the Indian Who Died in Africa : T. S. Eliot Shakespeare : Matthew Arnold To India – My Native Land : Henry Louis Vivian Derozio Our Casuarina Tree : Toru Dutt L Belle Dame Sans Merci : John Keats The Ballad Of Father Gilligan : W. B. Yeats Laugh and Be Merry : John Masefield The Slave’s...
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  • Our Casuarina Tree
    Our Casuarina Tree is a poem by Toru Dutt, an Indian poet.The poem gives an objective description of the tree and the charm associated with poet's childhood. It begins with an account of the giant tree with a creeper wrapped around it like a huge python. It is the centre of busy life of birds and...
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  • Katre
    poem published in 1881 by Toru Dutt, an Indian poet. Its a perfect example of craftsmanship.In this poemToru Dutt celebrates the majesty of the Casuarina Tree and remembers her happy childhood days spent under it and revives her memories with her beloved siblings. • [edit]Summary The poem begins...
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  • The Casuarina Tree
    Our Casuarina Tree Our Casuarina Tree is a poem by Toru Dutt, an Indian poet.The poem gives an objective description of the tree and the charm associated with poet's childhood. It begins with an account of the giant tree with a creeper wrapped around it like a huge python. It is the centre of busy...
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  • Nampally Road
    The Shock of Arrival, after acknowledging her Indian literary foremothers, Toru Dutt, Lalithambika Antherjanam, and Sarojini Naidu, Alexander goes on to catalogue another set of literary influences. She names Audre Lorde, Toni Morrison, Gloria Anzaldúa, and Leslie Marmon Silko as US writers who...
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  • Our Casuarina Tree
    person. His transformation is evidenced by his love for the disguised Celia, whom he takes to be a simple shepherdess. Toru Dutt (1856-1877),who died at the age of 21 ,left behind her an imperishable legacy .She lived and wrote at a time when cultural studies were at an incipient stage of development...
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  • Casuarina Tree
    she is delighted to see the Casuarina Tree. Mostly in winters a gray baboon is seen sitting on the crest of the tree seeing the sunrise with her younger ones leaping and playing in the tree's boughs. The shadow of the tree appears to fall on the huge water tank. Toru Dutt says that its not because...
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