Indian Writing in English started during the period of the British rule in India. Now it has grown into leaps and bounds. Indian English is not only being enjoyed by the native people, but also being by the foreigners. It happened only after the constant improvement by great people like Tagore, Sri Aurobindo, R.K.Narayan, Raja Rao - to name only a few. In modern time, there are number of writers who are getting awards and accolades all over the world.
The upcoming paragraph will go into further detail on the specifically how the English language enhanced India 's economy. British colonisation of India enabled Indians to be able to speak english which lead to Indian trading being further enhanced. As Mr. Masani stated, “The most vocal demands for English teaching now come from India 's most disadvantaged communities.” which follows up with the fact that India is one of the biggest trading partners with countries such as USA, Singapore, Hong Kong and other European Countries that have a basic understanding of English. The reason that English is considered useful is because the Indians believed that the English is the key to success, as stated by Mr Matani, saying that there is an drastic increasing demand and request for english education in India coming from the most rural and unprivileged places of India. Taking into account that the British Empire once had the world 's largest Maritime Empire, which means that there will be lots of potential trading
India, as a nation, has the unique distinction of accepting foreign influences and not just incorporating it into our daily lives but alsonativising it and making it ours. The best example to prove this phenomena is the acceptance of English, a foreign language, as our own. Indian English Literature has been growing in leaps and bounds till this day. The Indian English Writers have written about a variety of issues which can cater to the infinite areas of interest of the reading public.The Indian English novels have proved their mark in the global literary scenario by the manner in which the writers have captured the interest and imagination of the reader through poignant portrayals of various themes such as East - West conflict, multi-culturalism, social realism, gender issues, comic aspect of human nature, ecological concerns, magic realism, diasporic writings and the like.Some of the dominant themes which have captured the imagination of the readers and have managed to create an everlasting niche for themselves are as follows :- Historical, Political and Nationalist themes, Social realism, Indian diaspora and Immigration, Individual Experiences, Feminism and Women’s Empowerment and Modern themes. The new English writings exhibits confidence in tackling new themes and experiments with new techniques and approaches to handle these themes.
Through the utilisation of these special effects in accompanying superb cinematography, new movies have increased their appeal and allure to many around the world. However, despite this, I believe that reading as a pastime is more enjoyable than watching movies, especially movie-adaptations of bestselling books. “Movies tell you what to think. A good book lets you choose a few thoughts for yourself.” ( Karen Marie Moning, Darkfever ), connoting that books ignite an individual’s imagination and allow them to be part of the story’s creation process, whereas movies are limited to the director’s interpretation of the book. Furthermore, due to the time constraint of approximately two hours, movie adaptations of best-selling books often tweak the story by omitting pivotal scenes and details.
Because of repeated migrations of England, English is widely spread until it became the mother tongue. Another reason for the spread of the English language. More over wars and battles that America and Britain on the strength of a two-state influence on the region and the world. This languageSpread even in the countries of the Arab
It was during the reign of Emperor Jahangir that literature started gaining importance. The Mughals welcomed Captain William Hawkins, the commander of the British Naval Expedition in a very humble manner. While India was under the British rule, the medium which was generally used for understanding by the masses was English. At that time, the creative writing in English was supposed to be an integral part of the literary traditions. The writers of those times focused particularly on writing Indian English Dramas and Poetry which appealed much to the common man.
Name: ASSAKOUR HAJJOU Group: 1 Midterm argumentative essay In nowadays world, there is no doubt that English is an international language; educated people speak it when they met people from other countries. Obviously, it has become the new lingua franca with which people from different countries communicate. Recently, it has so quickly spread to all parts of the world to the extent that the majority of speakers of English language are non-native speakers. More significantly, it has become the language of business; that is to say, international companies use English to interact with their foreign customers. Away from business, the popularity of English increased as a result of American movies, songs, and Mc Donald?s; in a way or in another, these culturally significant products brought the English language and culture along with them.
In recent years the government’s conscious attempt to democratize higher education by including the subalterns into mainstream education has meant a more heterogeneous class of students. This has also reflected in the way the English literature curriculum has changed and evolved. We have definitely distanced ourselves from the colonial heritage of English in India and have replaced it with a more productive curriculum that encompasses literature from across the globe. THE IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON ENGLISH: As Dereck Walcott believes: “English is nobody’s special property. It is the property of imagination.
Indianness in Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s ‘MISTRESS OF SPICES’ A.Phaniraja Kumar Introduction: Of all the genus of Indian English literature, fiction is the most developed and well received one in the Post-Modern period both at home and abroad. With the Arundhati Ro’s Booker Prize Award winning novel, “The God of Small Things” (1999), Indian English novel has won international recognition. In the Post-Colonial era, the socio-economic scenario across the globe is fast changing. Globalization has paved the way for a greater cross-cultural symbiosis. This has in diasporic literature.
As I have already mentioned historical past of England left the traces in the historical background of India. That is why we can say that India has had a longer exposure to English than any other country which uses it as a second language, its distinctive words, idioms, grammar and rhetoric spreading gradually to affect all places, habits and culture. English has special national status as an official language in the parliament, judiciary, broadcasting, journalism, and in the education system. Learning English language has become popular for business, commerce and cultural reasons and especially for internet communications throughout the world. It is widely used by many information and technology industries and recognized as being standard.