Where Shall We Go This Summer Anita Desai Essays and Term Papers

  • Congugal Cacaphony in Anita Desai's Novels

    CONGUGAL CACAPHONY IN ANITA DESAI’S NOVELS Suneeta Upadhyay, Research Scholar M.M.H. college, Ghaziabad, C.C.S. University, Meerut Indian novelist and short story writer, Anita Desai is specially noted for her insightful depiction of the inner life of the female characters in her writings. In most...

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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 to...

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  • marital discord

    Indian English novelists Anita Desai is, perhaps, the most perceptive and consistent explorer of the inner life, especially that of Indian women, convulsed by an acute sense of helplessness in the face of onslaughts of an unfeeling world and the resultant mental agony. Anita Desai in most of her female...

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  • Major Works of Anita Desai, the Indian Novelist

    Major Works of Anita Desai, the Indian Novelist Most of Desai's works engage the complexities of modern Indian culture from a feminine perspective while highlighting the female Indian predicament of maintaining self-identity as an individual woman. Cry, the Peacock, Desai's first novel, chronicles the...

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  • Desai Pres.

    Anita Desai (b.1937) – formerly Anita Mazumdar Indian novelist and short story writer, especially noted for her sensitive portrayal of the inner life of her female characters. Several of Desai's novels explore tensions between family members and the alienation of middle-class women. In her later novels...

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  • M.Phil Dissertation Paper

    M.PHIL DISSERTATION TOPIC: COMPLEXITIES OF MODERN INDIAN CULTURE FROM A FEMININE PERSPECTIVE A STUDY FROM THE NOVELS OF ANITA DESAI: FASTING, FEASTING THE ARTIST OF DISAPPEARANCE Introduction to Indian Literature: Indian Writings in English “Under English rule in India”, writes Mr. Arthur...

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  • Anita Desai - Summary

    Anita Desai: Biography Anita Desai (born 1937) has been touted by "British Writers'" A. Michael Matin as "one of the preeminent contemporary Indian novelists," even referred to by many as the Mother of the Indian psychological novel genre. Her meticulous depictions of modern Indian life, combined with...

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  • D. C. Chambial’s Review of Critical Studies on Contemporary Indian English Women Writers

    writers: novelists, and poets. There are four essays on Anita Desai, two on Kamala Markandaya, two on Kamala Das, three on Shashi Deshpande, two on Arundhati Roy, two on Bharati Mukherjee, one each on Jaishree Mishra, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Kiran Desai, Smita Tiwari, Chandramoni Narayanswamy, and Charmayne...

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  • Ezpz

    and at least one essay/empathic question. At the end of the examination, fasten all your work securely together. All questions in this paper carry equal marks. This document consists of 30 printed pages and 6 blank pages. DC (CB) 15834/5 © UCLES 2010 [Turn over 2 BLANK PAGE © UCLES 2010 ...

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  • Wife Novel of Bharathi Mukherjee

    Mukherjee's major themes and the literary influences that emerge out of her root culture, may be based on the statements made in the following parts of this Instructor's Guide essay. Major Themes, Historical Perspectives, and Personal Issues Her 1993 novel, The Holder of the World, takes place...

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  • fastin feasting

    Fasting, Feasting Style Point of View The novel is written in the third person limited point of view. This means that the author tells the story from an objective position, as if viewing the story's events without benefit of any thoughts or feelings coming directly from the individual characters....

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  • Village by the Sea

    This watermark does not appear in the registered version - http://www.clicktoconvert.com M.A. ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE Paper V INDIAN WRITTING IN ENGLISH Paper V – Indian Writing in English Objective: This paper will help the students to appreciate the variety and diversity of Indian writing...

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  • Meg 07,10,14

    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 with the characters as adults and...

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  • Anita Desai

    literature Vol. 2(7), pp. 166-173, September 2011 Available online http://www.academicjournals.org/ijel ISSN 2141-2626 ©2011 Academic Journals Review Anita Desai’s ‘in custody’: Unlocking the web of time and space Bhasha Shukla Sharma Department of Humanities, University Institute of Technology, Rajiv...

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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 the...

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  • aruna in fasting and feasting

    Fasting, Feasting – Anita Desai January 27, 2008 by lizzysiddal 2007 was the year in which I failed to finish the Indian novels I started. I read 2 and faltered at the 500 page mark in both. I found Vikram Chandra’s amalgam of literary fiction and crime in Sacred Games remarkably tedious. But my...

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  • Literature Marking Scheme

    examination in June and November 2014 Cambridge International Certificate Literature (English)* 0476 For examination in June and November 2014 *This syllabus is accredited for use in England, Wales and Northern Ireland as a Cambridge International Level 1/Level 2 Certificate. University of Cambridge...

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  • Difficult Daughters

    THE ONE THING I HAD WANTED WAS NOT TO BE LIKE MY MOTHER’ quite an unexpected way to start off a novel with a sentence like this & more unexpected is the way in which the book gets you hooked till the very end. Set in the times of partition, Difficult Daughters is Manju Sharma’s first tryst with...

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  • indian authors

    lot of literary value, be it a teen book like Swami and Friends. Swami and Friends is good read . This book is not filled with heavy grammar and technical jargon. Actually the truth is in contrary to this. Swami and Friends is written in such simple English it is hard to imagine that it is a work of...

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  • anita desai

    FASTING, FEASTING by Anita Desai The main characters who struck me the most are Uma and her brother Arun; to them are dedicated the two parts of the novel. Personally I think they have a lot of things in common and I’m not only considering the fact that they belong to the same close-knit family:...

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