• Congugal Cacaphony in Anita Desai's Novels
    Shall We Go This Summer? Anita Desai highlights how different attitudes, individual complexes and fears add to estrangement between the husband and the wife resulting in conjugal disharmony. Raman and Sita have irreconcilable temperaments and attitudes to life and confronted with the same problem of...
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  • Major Works of Anita Desai, the Indian Novelist
    attend the London School of Economics. He eventually moves in with two old friends, Adit and Sarah, an Indian-English interracial couple. As Dev becomes enamoured with the English way of life, Adit becomes more and more nostalgic for his family's home in India. As in Cry, the Peacock, Where Shall We Go...
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  • Existentialistic Ideas in Anita Desai's Novels.
    EXISTENTIALIST FOCUS ON PROTAGONIST SITA - ANITA DESAI'S -WHERE SHALL WE GO THIS SUMMER ? The protagonist herself has an existential entity. Desai, has presented an intense identity crisis of the central character Sita, a sensitive woman in her late forties.Existentialism’ is a difficult term...
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  • Desai Pres.
    is a heroic act that needs to be celebrated.' Selected works: • The Peacock, 1963 • Voices in the City, 1965 • Bye-Bye, Blackbird, 1971 • The Peacock Garden, 1974 • Where Shall We Go This Summer?, 1975 • Cat on a Houseboat, 1976 • Fire on the Mountain, 1977 • Games at Twilight and Other Stories...
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  • M.Phil Dissertation Paper
    . This is . . . what the Dravidian culture is all about” (19). In the other, he studies Sita’s character as “The Paradoxical Psyche of an Archetypal Indian Woman” in Anita Desai’s novel Where Shall We Go This Summer? In this article, he infers that “Anita Desai undeniably divulges a commendable...
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  • Anita Desai - Summary
    another adult novel, Where Shall We Go This Summer? (1975), followed by another juvenile venture titled Cat on a Houseboat (1976). Although her first three adult novels were not favorably reviewed, her later work garnered growing attention for what the 1999 Encyclopedia of World Literature in the...
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  • D. C. Chambial’s Review of Critical Studies on Contemporary Indian English Women Writers
    Psyche of an Archetypal Indian Woman” in Anita Desai’s novel Where Shall We Go This Summer? In this article, he infers that “Anita Desai undeniably divulges a commendable grasp of the quandary and dilemmas of woman and portrays her own vision of a variegated facet of woman in modern India and her...
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  • Ezpz
    20–21 pages 22–23 pages 24–25 pages 26–27 pages 28–29 pages 30–31 pages 32–33 Section B: Poetry text Songs of Ourselves: from Part 3 John Keats: Poems Section C: Prose text Jane Austen: Pride and Prejudice Ian Cross: The God Boy Anita Desai: Games at Twilight and Other...
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  • Wife Novel of Bharathi Mukherjee
    in silence. Authors like Kamala Markandaya, Shashi Deshpande and Anita Desai have chosen the problems and issues faced by the women in today`s male dominated world as the main theme of their books. For instance, some of the novels of Anita Desai like `Voices in the City` and `Where Shall We Go...
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  • fastin feasting
    are alert enough to them to see their drama. Anita Desai solves this problem by introducing a naïve observer into both halves of the book: Uma in the first, who is slow and captive, her attention confined where others might race on; and, in the second, her brother Arun, who leaves India for the first...
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  • Meg 07,10,14
    Clear Light of Day From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Clear Light of Day is a novel published in 1980 by Indian novelist and three time Booker Prize finalist, Anita Desai. Set in Old Delhi, this book describes the tensions in a post-partition Indian family during and after childhood, starting...
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  • Anita Desai
    , University Institute of Technology, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal. (M.P), India. E-mail: Bhasha.shukla@gmail.com. Tel: 9826090200. Accepted 6 August, 2011 This paper attempts to semiotically interpret the use of time and place as narrative device in Anita Desai’s ‘In Custody’. Space...
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  • Village by the Sea
    Jawaharlal Nehru (OUP) Unit IV Fiction Fiction R.K.Narayan Anita Desai : : The Guide Where shall we go for this summer? Unit V Criticism Adil Jussawalla : The New Poetry (From Readings in Commonwealth Literature By William Walsh), David Mccutchion : Must Indian Poetry in English Always follow England...
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  • An Unwanted Life
    In chapter 26, of “Fasting Feasting” by Anita Desai, Mrs. Patton insists on taking Arun and Melanie to spend the day at the swimming hole. The walk down to the swimming hole frightens Arun and makes him nervous as he finds the hair on his back prickling and his palms sweating. When they get to...
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  • aruna in fasting and feasting
    before …. well, you’ve heard the rumours of what happens when unloved wives grow old and a second dowry is required. Desai barbecues American family life as thoroughly as Mr Patton does his steaks. America, the land where freezers are full yet the food cannot be eaten because what would we eat in...
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  • Literature
    thoughts. © UCLES 2011 0486/11/M/J/11 3 WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE: Much Ado About Nothing EITHER *7 Re-read in Act 4 Scene 1 from the beginning ‘BENEDICK: Lady Beatrice, have you wept all this while?’ to ‘BENEDICK: …Go comfort your cousin; I must say she is dead; and so, farewell.’ How does...
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  • indian authors
    . Narayan does a great job conveying that to all of us. So in conclusion it can be said that this book is good read for kids of all ages. ANITA DESAI Anita Desai is an Indian novelist and short story writer. She is...
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  • Literature Marking Scheme
    University Press ISBN-10: 8175962488 ISBN-13: 978-8175962484) Section C: PROSE Candidates must answer on one set text from this section: * Tsitsi Dangarembga Nervous Conditions * Anita Desai Fasting, Feasting Kiran Desai Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard ** George Eliot...
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  • anita desai
    each work of art dominated by a sense of heaviness. The characters are imbued with, or even better, they are emblems of this heaviness which reveals itself mainly in the temperament of Uma, who is the best-built character of the novel. Anita Desai succeeded in the enterprise of creating a...
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  • Games at Twilight
    , symbolism, and tone in Anita Desai’s “Games at Twilight” she shows us that children cultivate as they lose their innocence. All people experience the loss of innocence at some point in their lives. Anita Desai illustrates this concept in her short story “Games at Twilight.” When Ravi is convinced...
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