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Feminist Writings in Indian Literature

In a traditionally conservative society as India, Feminism revolutionized the prospect of Literature surprisingly quickly. From the pre-Independence era, Indian literature encountered writers such as Toru Dutt and Sarojini Naidu. 1,272 more words

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The Immortal Friend

O friend,

Tell me of God

Where is He, by what means do I find Him

Among what claims in what abodes?

Tell me, I am weary… 423 more words

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The Descendants

We have spent our youth in gentle sinning
Exchanging some insubstantial love and
Often thought we were hurt, but no pain in
Us could remain, no bruise could scar or… 133 more words

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Obituary

Father, when he passed on,
left dust
on a table of papers,
left debts and daughters,
a bed-wetting grandson
named by the toss
of a coin after him, 195 more words

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The Moon Moments

The faint starlight rolls restlessly on the mat.
Those women talking outside have clouds passing across their eyes.
Always there is a moon that is taking me somewhere. 165 more words

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The Visitor

Three times the crow has cawed

At the window baleful eyes fixed

On mine, wings slightly raised

In sinister poise, body tense

And neck craned like a nagging woman’s… 154 more words

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The Tiger and the Deer

Brilliant, crouching, slouching, what crept through the green heart of the forest,
Gleaming eyes and mighty chest and soft soundless paws of grandeur and murder? 156 more words

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