Cinema and literature have always complemented each other. Literature has provided cinema with its base ever since the birth of the medium. The patterns of the narrative of cinema, its proceeding style and its way of catching and arresting the attention of the audience are thoroughly adapted from literature. Indian cinema has always drawn its inspiration from world literature ever since its early days. O Henry is one of them and perhaps the most popular choice of Indian film makers.
In reality it is many different aspects to make a good book, but there are some that are the most important. The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling demonstrates a great plot, developing characters, and makes the audience feel deeply, therefore they are the best pieces of work ever written.
So English, and in practice this means indigenous forms of it, is also spreading rapidly among the less educated, often for specific purposes such as to achieve a limited communicative ability in trade or tourism. David Crystal confesses to have been struck by the remarkable amount of semifluent or broken English which is encountered in the Indian sub-continent, used by the people with a limited educational background. Viniti Vaish (2008) describes the acquisition and use of English language in a lower middle class Government School in New Delhi, and she comments of English though members of it can listen, read and write. It is not the
This article is an attempt to deal with the magnum opus, Midnight’s Children, by universally acclaimed and controversial author, Salman Rushide. Midnight’s Children has been considered as an epoch-making novel in Indian English realm of literature that is why this piece of writing pertains to the gamut of postmodern literature. The paper is a sojourn throughout which the butt is to divulge the postmodern features embedded in this novel. Rushdie found his metier in this novel which is the amalgamation of fact and fantasy with a linguistic extravaganza in Indian English literature. The novel has been translated into several languages.
Recently, the Novel emerged as the most forceful and convincing of all the genres of literature. It has been widely accepted as the most suitable form of exploring the experiences and ideas in today’s world. Indian English novels have acquired widespread approval, distinction and prestigious position in recent times in the whole world. The international literary awards like The Booker, The Pulitzer, The Sinclair won by Indian novelists demonstrate that they have been respected even by the western critics. It is now acknowledged that Indian English literature is not only part of Commonwealth literature, but also engages a great connotation in the World
HIS LITERARY CAREER Jack London has been recognized as one of the dynamic figures in American Literature. Sailor, hobo, Klondike Argonaut, social crusader, war correspondent, scientific farmer, self-made millionaire, global traveler, and adventurer. London captured the popular imagination world wide as much through his literary efforts. But it was the quality of his writing, more than his personal legend that won him a prominent place in World Literature. London distinguished him as one of the most widely translated American Authors.
Samuel Richardson was the first English novel writer from England. Later is spread all over the universe. Thomas hardy was dominating in presentation of novels pertaining western culture. He impressed the readers
The Indian novelists in English, by using various linguistic and stylistic devices, have succeeded in infusing the rhythm of Indian languages into English and in assigning the Indian sensibility. Their language items form Indian thought and imagery and acquire a distinctive identity and elasticity. In the words of Prof. Gokak, Indian English Literature represents the evolution of a distinct standard, the body of which is English but whose soul is Indian in color, thought and imagery. There are different opinions regarding this experimentation in the style. Meenakshi Mukherjee states that the style is not integral to the author’s point of view but something added to the material like ‘icing on the cake or embroidery on a sari’.
In this way, the students would overcome the struggles and the difficulties that serve as an obstacle for them to fully master the usage of the English language. As we all know, the English language is one of the most widely used worldwide, second to the Mandarin. Consequently, there are a lot of benefits that an individual can attain when he/ she can speak, read, and write in the English language very well. For instance, those that had obtained full mastery of the English language have far more greater opportunities for further studies. They have a high chance of being admitted for undergraduate and graduate programs in universities that are located in an English- speaking country.
English is the most important of all living languages, its literature deals with universal themes and values. Today Indian English literature has reached the peak of creation. The beginning of 19th century was a rebirth to India because of the rise of Indian English literature. According to Sir Aurobindo, “the attempt of a reawakened national spirit to find a new impulse of self- expression which shall give the spiritual force for a great reshaping and rebuilding.” Earlier the Indian English literature was referred to as an Indo-Anglian literature. Half – century before the Great Revolt, English education with western ideas came into a great force.