Indian writing in English in the recent years has achieved a great significance both in India and abroad. As a consequence of the development, Indian writing in English today enjoys a unique reputation, prestige and responsibilities in the world of English studies. In recent years fiction becomes a powerful form of literary experience and it has attained a place of pride in the form of literature. Anand is one of those Indo-Anglian novelists who are both of the East and West. Mulk Raj Anand is a “novelist in a hurry” for his work is considerable in bulk, and much that is inferior mingles with much else that is of the highest quality.
His poems, novels and short stories are widely read throughout Bangladesh and India. Some of his famous short stories are Kabuliwala and The Ruined Nest. On the other hand, R.K Narayan is most known as one of the first leading Indian writers in English. He is an eminent figure in Indian literature due to his simple, unpretentious styles of writing. His works have given people outside Indian nations to peek into the cultures which revolve a fictitious South Indian town, Malgudi.
Mohandas Gandhi left a legacy as a peaceful protester. He influenced the world and showed that peace can give everyone happiness. Mohandas Gandhi showed the world that power is´nt everything. He is respected by everyone in the world for being peaceful, loving, and respectful. Perhaps if people were more like him, the world would be a very peaceful
How Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Shaped History and how History Shaped him? Introduction Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an influencial person on history, who contributed a lot for seeking the independence of India from the British through advocating his beliefs, which are “non-violence brings about change”, “Hindu-Muslim “unity in diversity”” and basic goodness of humanity. Gandhi’s effort not only helped bringing rural peasants in India to participate in political issues, fighting for the rights of the Indian workers in South Africa, but also helped the development of civil protests by promoting his non-violent means of movements. In this essay, the mutual influence between history and Gandhi is discussed. It is a fact that Gandhi had shaped the history greatly, but what made Gandhi
Prahalad views modern India has many languages, religions and traditions with diverse cultures. Children begin by coping and learning to accept and assimilate in this diversity. Prahalad says , that Indians, like everyone else in the world, should be treated as unique, as individuals, expressing themselves seeking innovation Nancy Lockwood of Society for Human Resource Management, world 's largest human resources association with members in 140 countries, writes that in the past two decades traditional Indian culture has undergone great social change by giving education opportunities to girls, accepting women working in office, expecting a career, and women attaining managerial roles in corporate India. though slow, out of India 's 397 million workers, 124 million are now women a great cultural change Amartya Sen, the India born Nobel Laureate in Economics, modern India culture is complexed with historical traditions, colonialism influenced over centuries and current Western culture - both collaterally and dialectically. Sen observes that external images of India in the West often tend to emphasise the difference - real or imagined - between India and the West.
In Mulk Raj Anand’s Novel we find all aspects of British rule, which was oppressive but also paved path for Indians for modernization and awakened them to fight for their rights. In this chapter I will discuss how the social injustice, which is imposed by colonial rule suppressed Indians and impacted them so much that ultimately it resulted in their upheaval. Basically this chapter deals with a collision of beliefs. It begins with minor background information on Anand including what he believed to be the responsibilities of the writer. It goes on to explain how, through his work, Anand hoped to
The presence left from this glorious Hindu-Buddhist era has never left Indonesia, forever altering the many areas of the nation’s culture. The religious values, economic success, intellect and art of Indonesia were the main areas the Indians managed to influence. The Indian-brought religions of Hinduism and Buddhism impacted
The presence of untouchables in the society describes the disparaging situation of the society itself. Bakha struggles in attaining basic needs such as water to unintentionally touching someone leading to him getting insulted for contaminating them. “Why are we always abused? The santry inspector that day abused my father. They always abuse us.
Inden(1986,1990), R. King (1999), Guha (1997) , Prakash (1990), Said(1994) and many other place their point of views in this matter in a very insightful way. The legacy of almost two hundred years (1757-1947) British colonial rule over India has created broad space for discussion on Orientalism and Indian counterpart. The English colonial rule on India was a history of domination and oppression. In Imagining India (1990) Ronald Inden uses Saidian argument to illustrate how the European scholars , the colonial rulers and trade masters assumed for the power to know and understand the hidden essence of the other and how to act upon them.(Inden,65). Inden’s work focuses how these assumed features of the Indian perpetuated the view that “the paternal, centralized administration that the British themselves had established in the subcontinent... would provide the way out of India’s developmental impasse” (1990, 65).
The topic of Indianness and traditionalism turns out to be much more serious through the delineation of the incineration scene and the admired parts of Hindu ladies in Malgudian culture in The English Teacher. Thus, Narayan's set of three introduces the subject of Indianness and traditionalism from alternate points of view of the heroes and inside it, there is a gradually expanding tone of Indianness and traditionalism. Accordingly, Narayan basically paces the methods for Hindu morals and ethnicity in sparkly the Malgudian