Rabindranath Tagore Essays

  • Social Inequality In The White Tiger

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    Introduction Chapter 1 Aravind Adiga who was born on 23 October 1974 is an Indian-Australian writer and journalist. His debut novel, The White Tiger, won the 2008 Man Booker Prize. The novel studies the contrast between India's rise as a modern global economy and the lead character, Balram, who comes from crushing rural poverty. The novel provides a darkly humorous perspective of India’s class struggle in a globalized world as told through a retrospective narration from Balram Halwai, a village boy

  • Transnational Migration Analysis

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    Introduction: In present times, due to globalisation and technological expansion, societies have become multicultural and multiethnic. Transnational migration is one of the significant aspects of the contemporary world. The experience of migrants depends upon many factors. It varies from generation to generation. The attitude of the host countries and the causes that lead to migration are some of the major factors that affect the life of migrants in the host country. In the age of globalisation,

  • On Psychopathology Rabindranath Tagore Analysis

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    : Sigmund Freud, “Some Neurotic Mechanisms in jealousy, Paranoia and Homosexuality,” On Psychopathology. tr. James Strachey (Harmondsworth :Penguin, 1979, rpt. 1983) P-198. Chapter-3 (Tagore ’s Short Stories : A Study of Psycho-Socio Realities of Characters) “…………the artist finds out the unique, the individual, which yet is in the heart of the universal. When he looks on a tree, he looks on that tree as unique, not as the botanist who generalizes and classifies. It is the function of the artist

  • Role Of Imagination In Romantic Poetry

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    The Romantic period believed that emotion was a form of intelligence, and art was a path to transcendence. As a result of the change in beliefs, Romantic poetry is often characterized by nature, imagination, memory, and wisdom. Imagination acts as a source of creativity, and allows us to see what is not immediately apparent. The Romantics believed that we could discover the imagination in nature, which often resulted in a harmony of the two. However, there are times when nature and imagination are

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson And Rabindranath Tagore Analysis

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    Introduction Ralph Waldo Emerson and Rabindranath Tagore endeavoured for the intermingling of the alien forces of east and west. Vedanta in the east and Emerson’s idea of freedom in the west are almost parallel, they in fact talked about the freedom of humanity from darkness and the establishment of truth, light, bliss and peace. Emerson was America’s poet-prophet. He was one of the first American intellectuals who thought freely, went beyond the conventions of contemporary time, and paved the way

  • Comparing Punishment And Shirley Jackson's The Lottery

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    Mohammed Tabbakh ENGL 103 (k) Dr. Alan F. Hickman Paper I, Poetry Paper 2 Oct. 2014 A Comparative Analysis of Rabindranath Tagore’s “Punishment” and Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” Rabindranath Tagore’s “Punishment” and Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” are two fictional stories with the same outcome. Tessie Hutchinson and Chandara are both sentenced to death by their own people when neither of them has done anything to deserve this sentence. Tagore’s story ends with the death of Chandara as she

  • Community Service Club Application Essay Examples

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    From the start of high school, I have been a proactive student by being involved, demonstrating character, and overcoming challenges. I believe I have taken the initiative to make not only changes within community but also better understand my aspirations in life. Moreover, my involvement in community services has assisted a diversity of individuals in various events. Certain service clubs allowed me to realize the needs my community pertains, comprehend various cultures, and establish a level of

  • Postmaster Short Story

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    The short story mainly deals with a postmaster who hails from Calcutta. He works in a remote village with not much of a social life as the only inhabitants there are the workers. The postmaster, who is not named in the story, misses his city life and yearns to go back. His only company is an orphan girl named Ratan, who does odd jobs for him. They share a unique relationship, as they have only each other and the postmaster shared all his feelings and thoughts with this young girl. He reminisced about

  • Social Change In Modern India

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    Orient Black Swan REVIEWED BY SHORIN A SHIMRAY Introduction: Social Change in Modern Society, this book was written by M.N Srinivas. Originally it was delivered in May, 1963 as the Rabindranath Tagore Memorials Lectures in Berkely. In this book he talks about the concept of sanskritisation, westernisation, secularisation, caste mobility and also talks about some thoughts on the study of one’s own society. Since M.N Srinivas is an Indian Social

  • Modern Theatre And Emile Zola, Naturalism In The Theatre

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    “Imagination no longer has a function”, says Emile Zola in his essay, ‘Naturalism in the Theatre’. Many of the ideas which Zola has discussed in this essay have been taken up by modern theatre, both in theory and practice. Modern theatre, for instance, is aware of the fact that analysis and not synthesis should be the basis for theatrical production. It is with this theory at the back of his mind that Bertolt Brecht has discussed theatre’s role as an educator only if the elements associated with

  • Childhood Memories In Seamus Heaney's 'Personal Helicon'

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    “Personal Helicon” Childhood memories are usually those which shape an individual 's future. The type of people and the environment an individual is around shapes the person they are today. One example is Seamus Heaney, who once called himself a naturalist. His collection of poems, “The Death of a Naturalist” reflects his childhood memories. The title is ironic as once he grew older and continued to explore nature, events occur causing the naturalist in him to gradually go away . Heaney documents

  • Westoby Case Study Summary

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    This paper is an appreciative critical analysis of Peter Wetoby’s case study on his community development work with Southern Sudanese communities in Brisbane and Logan. The paper firstly provides an overview of the story from Westoby’s perspective. Secondly, the paper discusses four main theories of community development including; “social capital”; “empowerment”; service delivery”; “micro-method” and “mezzo-method”. Thirdly the paper demonstrates a critical understanding of power and inequalities

  • Nationalism In The Modern World

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    belief that it is better and more important than other countries; a desire by a large group of people who share the same history, culture, language, etc. to form a separate and independent nation of their own. (Agarwal,2005) and (Kapur,2003) Rabindranath Tagore stated that “Our mind has faculties which are universal, but its habits are insular.” (Quayum , n.d) Redefining

  • Short Biography: Anna Akhmatova

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    Anna Akhmatova Anna Akhmatova was a Russian poet known for addressing many different issues facing modern Russians including political oppression and the struggles of the poor. She chose not to emigrate during the Stalin regime and much of her work covers her experiences and the experiences of those around her during that time. ==Youth and Writing== Anna Akhmatova was born Anna Andreyevna Gorenko on June 23, 1889, in Bolshoy Fontan, nearby the port of Odessa on the Black Sea, at the time part

  • Three Types Of Universal Values

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    Although it can be a bit hard to clearly determine any universal value, the value itself may have already existed on the contemporary world. There are many types of universal values being defined and recognized in different ways by scholars, politicians or prominent leaders. A book of S.H. Schwartz says universal values relate to three different types of human needs: biological needs, social co-ordination needs, and needs related to the welfare and survival of groups (Schwartz & Bilsky 1987, p.550)

  • Taj Mahal Summary

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    Introduction “The Taj Mahal rises above the banks of the river like a solitary tear suspended on the cheek of time.” These were the very words used by Rabindranath Tagore to capture the immense beauty and majesty of one of the creations of the Mughal Empire- the Taj Mahal. The Mughals played an extensive role in influencing the culture and architecture of the Indian subcontinent. Structures such as forts, tombs and palaces have shown the architectural prowess of the Mughal Empire. Such adroitness

  • Nothing Is Equal To Ahimsa Analysis

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    JIVANAM RAKKHANAM DHAMMO – TO RENDER PROTECTION TO THE LIVING BEING IS ALSO CALLED DHARMA “Nothing is higher than Mount Meru Or anything more expansive than the sky Likewise know that no dharma Is equal to Ahimsa in the world” - Bhava Pahuda 91 Today, people are living in a perplexing state. Some say that there is progress and development and some say there is deterioration and decline in the world. Both the views are correct from their respective

  • John Butler Yeats Research Paper

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    first lectured tour of America in the early 1900s. Yeats new astounding success led to a vast amount of new opportunities. "Yeats and his sisters started the Cuala Press, which would print over seventy titles by authors such as Ezra Pound, Rabindranath Tagore, Elizabeth Bowen, Jack and John Yeats, and Patrick Kavanagh, before it closed in 1946.” (¶7 OnlineLiterature.Com) The Caula Press; influenced by the Arts and Crafts Movement, the sought out "Find work for Irish hands in the making of beautiful