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    The Story Of Charulata

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    The fragrance emitted by the lilies filled the air. The night blooming jasmine on the arbour opened their buds slowly releasing their scent. The cuckoo birds returned to their perch on the arbour. The setting sun cast a warm, orange glow across the village. The scene would have transported anyone to seventh heaven; especially, a poet or a painter. Lamps were turned on at all the homes. Radha watched the evening scene through a window in her home. She didn 't feel joy. She felt as if the setting Sun scorched her love sick heart. The fragrance emitted by the Jasmine irritated her. As if to block the scent, she started to shut the windows. Her heart heaved in her bosom as she moved through the house closing the windows. She reached the front…

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    blanket and Prahlada was not protected. However, as soon as they walked in the fire, the blanket flew off of Holika and wrapped around Prahlada, ultimately killing Holika. The basis of the legend is to convey that good always conquers people, but it also represents the purpose of the evening bonfire celebrated on the first day of Holi. Likewise, the myth vindicating the color festival states that there once was a young God named Krishna. Due to his mom being a she-demon, Krishna was poisoned by…

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    Ancient Stories in Popular Culture George Santayana once said that “those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” While Santayana’s quote usually accompanies a discussion about reckless wars and terrible genocides, it can also demonstrate that despite all of our technological and academic advancements, human nature stays the same. Which is why years, decades, even millennia will not change the effect that a great story has on humans. Epic tales of heroism are repeated and…

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    depictions of gender and sexual fluidity that get contemporarily demonized. Not only can these myths be symbolic but they are also reified couple with other religious and medical writings that exists at the time. This paper will explore the fluidity of gender and sexuality in the myth of Krishna and Radha. Not only does this narrative (as well as others), explore gender and sexual fluidity, it also explicitly expresses that fluid gender and sexuality is not limited to gods and goddesses but to…

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    Radha was fully invested in the try out. He was determined to live up to his father’s expectations and “wow” the scouts. Manju was content with just going out there to please his father but he showed no real interest. Despite Radha’s deep longing to make the team, he under preformed and got cut. Though Manju was not trying his hardest he was ultimately selected to play for the Under Nineteen league. Radha was extremely dismayed and lashed out in violence. The fact that he was not selected is…

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    These lines express her romantic sentiments and her total dependence on him for happiness. She desperately entreats him to return and acknowledge the profundity of her love. In the second poem “At Dusk”, When Radha knows that her lover is coming to meet her in the evening she gets herself dressed in all her finery to receive him. She uses rich and rare perfume to smear her body and a paste of saffron and sandal to enhance her beauty. She adorns her hair with a variety of fragrant flowers. She…

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    unhappy and cold with her. Jatin still continues with his affair with his girlfriend, Julie even after she had refused to marry him and feels nothing for his wife, Sita and thus whatever physical relationship they have is devoid of any love and passion and is just done mechanically for the sake of the relationship that they are in. The matriarch of the family, Biji, is living an unacknowledged existence ever since the stroke that left her speechless and now conveys her wishes and likes by…

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    Funny Boy Theme

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    novel characters such as Radha Aunty, Jegan, and Arjie are ostracized, and belittled by society due to the hatred that lies within Sri Lanka at the time. When the characters are antagonized, they are taught to hate themselves, and often feel the need to change, because this is what was taught to them. The characters didn’t hate others or themselves prior to this knowledge,…

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    Sita and Radha act of female empowerment came in the form of sexual awareness. To overcome all the lack of emotional and sexual attention, they found comfort in one another. They empowered themselves by leaving their husband’s. The pre-arranged marriage concept does nothing to promote female empowerment, since they are generally a marriage of financial convenience. In Rejecting Sita The author Linda Hess discuss the cruel treatment of a man’s ideal wife Sita. Rama treatment is what we…

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    In the book, Punishment, Dukhiram and Chidam are brothers with conflicting wives that argue endlessly. Based on the Indian culture, both men work to sustain the household as the wives tend to the home as housewives, but the women find turmoil as they cannot be stand each other’s presence. The tragic death of Radha due to Dukhiram murdering her, upfires a conflict amongst Chidam and Chandara. The dehumanization of women in Punishment rises when women are subjected to domestic duties, have no…

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