Where the mind is Without Fear

Where the mind is Without Fear

Rabindranath Tagore’s “Where The Mind is Without Fear” is originally a Bengali poem that was published in the poetry volume called ‘Naibedya’ (1901). Later Tagore translated the original poem “Chitto jetha bhoyshunyo” into English and it appeared as poem 35 in the poetry collection Gitanjali (Song Offerings) in 1912. Background During the time of the composition of the poem,…

Shakuntala | Abhigyan Shakuntalam | An easy Summary

Shakuntala | Abhigyan Shakuntalam | An easy Summary

Introduction Shakuntala or The Recognition of Shakuntala or Abhigyan Shakuntalam is Kalidasa’s most popular play. The story of Shakuntala is a love story between Shakuntala and King Duhsanta. About the playwright- Kalidasa Kalidasa is undoubtedly a major poet and dramatist in classical Sanskrit literature. Kalidasa wrote Abhigyan Shakuntalam. Abhigyan Shakuntalam Summary The story of Shakuntala…

Salman Rushdie -The Free Radio- Summary and analysis

Salman Rushdie -The Free Radio- Summary and analysis

Bird’s-eye view- The Free radio Salman Rushdie’s “The Free Radio” is the story of Ramani, the rickshaw-wallah. “The Free Radio” appeared in the anthology of short-stories East, West in 1994.  The Free Radio – Summary The narrator of “The Free Radio” begins with a note of disappointment that Ramani, the rickshaw rider, could have had a…

The Intrusion by Shashi Deshpande – Summary and Analysis

The Intrusion by Shashi Deshpande – Summary and Analysis

The Intrusion-Summary The short story “The Intrusion” revolves around the consent of a woman. Her parents don’t give importance to her consent before her marriage. Later, her husband also ignores her consent. Consequently, her husband intrudes into her ‘privacy’ and she cannot protect herself from the intrusion into her body. The short story was published…

Mulk Raj Anand – Two Lady Rams- Summary- analysis

Mulk Raj Anand – Two Lady Rams- Summary- analysis

Bird’s-eye view Mulk Raj Anand’s “Two Lady Rams” is the short story about Lalla Jhinda Ram and his two wives, Sukhi and Sakuntala. The conflict in “Two Lady Rams” rises as Jhinda Ram receives the title of knighthood and shortly afterward a letter is delivered which is addressed to him and Lady Ram. The insistence…