Portrait of a Lady by Khushwant Singh - Chapter
The Photograph by Shirley Toulson Chapter Summary
Short Synopsis A photograph descries 3
stages. In the first stage, the photograph
shows the poet's mother standing at the
Story in a Nutshell
In this story, Khushwant Singh...
The story The Portrait of the Lady by Khushwant Singh
The story The Portrait of the Lady by Khushwant Singh revolves around the story of the author and his relationship with his grandmother. The author's...
Khushwant Singh (2 February 1915 – 20 March 2014) was an Indian novelist, lawyer, politician and journalist. A significant post-colonial writer in the English language, Khushwant Singh is known for his clear-cut secularism, humor and a deep passion for poetry..He served as the editor of several literary...
“Karma” By: Khushwant Singh
Karma is a story about Sir Mohan Lal (Native Indian) who looks down on his fellow countrymen including his wife and embraces the English ways and culture. He had a reservation on everything Everything English like English cigarrete, Whiskey, The Times News Paper and clothing...
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portrait of a lady
the story is a insight of khushwant singh of his grandmother through his own eyes. khushwant singh remembers his grandmother as an everlastingly old person. she was an extremely religious person...
Descriptive Art Essay
Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519). This painting, the Lady with an Ermine 1489-1490, has been made of oil on a wooden panel with a size of 54 cm by 39 cm. The painting itself is a departure from the typical mediums of frescos (a type of paint used on murals) and paints made from...
one of the basic characteristics in Khushwant Singh’s style of writing. The consequence of Sir Mohan’s babu-culture is ironical. The irony lies in the
fact that he is neither a British nor an Indian. He has no real identity. He himself has lost it. Khushwant Singh has portrayed a deep ironical view...
A Portrait of Mona Lisa
ENG121: English Composition I
Prof. Laloni Christenson
July 22, 2013
A Portrait of Mona Lisa
Art is a traditional work that is painted in many different pattern of objects. Many people create portraits of art as an expression...
Gee! What did your teacher mean by asking you to write a portrait essay? Is it possible to write a portrait? What portrait should you write?
Well, first, stop panicking because of your portrait essay. Second, your teacher wants you to prepare a normal essay, where you should describe someone or something...
Josquin des Prez.
The Canterbury Tales
The Canterbury Tales were written by Geoffrey Chaucer in 1390. In his Canterbury Tales, Chaucer paints a rich portrait of fourteen century life in England. The tales give to the reader an insight into the social divisions and popular beliefs of the time. They also...
the large portrait of a woman, once the Dr.'s fiancée, who very unfortunately took one of his prescriptions the night before their wedding and died.
Most interestingly, says the narrator, is a large black folio with silver clasps that is supposed to be magic. Once, when the cleaning lady tried to pick...
sightseeing tour will include a visit to Hawa Mahal. Also, known as Palace of Winds, this semi- octagonal edifice is an erstwhile regal residence of royal ladies. The city tour will include a visit to an elegant fortification known as Amber Fort followed by visit to Rajasthali- the only Rajasthan Government...
different stages and life events of two childhood friends, Ramatoulaye Fall and Aïssatou Bâ. The letters are sent by Ramatoulaye who evokes the two ladies common souvenirs, their crossed destinies and their disappointments. This is a morale based book where the author uses this correspondence to display...
The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James
Apparently the fiction of Henry James appears to be about people at the center of high society. On closer examination, many of James’s characters struggle to enter high society from less fortunate backgrounds.
A repeated theme in Henry James’s fiction is the...
official White House portrait.
Example, when I observe in the Merced College cafeteria, I spotted two groups talking to teach other in the cafeteria. The first group was a group of young Hmong ladies. I glance each time to see what they were doing, and then I looked at the lady who was talkin to her...
piece entitled 16 Jackies. After the devastating assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, Andy used four headshots of the former First Lady, Jackie Kennedy in a moving silk screen composition.
Four images taken from Life magazine were used in a grid like pattern in both respectful and...
Lady Macbeth and the Three Witches: Dark, Similar, Dominant and Influencing
Shakespeare’s Macbeth introduces female characters that seem atypical from the traditional gentle females of literature. Both the witches and Lady Macbeth are sinister women, associated with ominous weather...
Una, Lady Troubridge: Fashion Contexts
The focus of the portrait is in the eyes of the figure, slate grey and under furrowed brows. A look of intelligence and seriousness looks back at the viewer behind a monocle and is framed by a severe haircut (blunt bangs and a short bob). The gender of the figure...
Kensett and Martin Johnson.
The theme for the 19th and early 20th century European painting was historical religious and mythological subjects. Portraits served as the essential function of glorifying the monarch and were also commissioned by politicians, society and literary figures. The painters who...
to Millamant; the direct and somewhat coarse approach of Sir Wilfull; and, at the opposite extreme completely, the aging and undignified longings of Lady Wishfort, vain, unrealistic, over-eager, desperate, and a little pathetic.
Love and Money
Such an approach is closely related to that of love a la...
besides being the wife of the President. One of the things for which she is known for is that during the war of 1812 she saved many state papers and a portrait of George Washington. I think that what she did was something she should be remembered for. She would also help her husband entertain the guest that...
Kors left Celine in October 2003 to concentrate on his own brand. Kors launched his menswear line in 2002.
Michelle Obama's first term official portrait
In addition to the Michael Kors runway collection, the MICHAEL Michael Kors and KORS Michael Kors lines were launched in 2004. The MICHAEL line includes...
from Boccaccio’s as far as the goals of both authors are concerned. Chaucer’s goal, representing the whole of society, led him to concentrate on the portraits of characters; Boccaccio’s work, a piece of advice for the reader, stresses the message, the narrative flow. We are going to analyse how both Boccaccio...
advantages. In general the book perfectly portraits the struggles of finding the inevitable husband and of a society that believes in male superiority. Love and marriage in Romantic Time, when matrimony to a gentleman of wealth was the goal of most women lives, ladies' point of view changed very rapidly;...
The Great Masturbator
Dalí's paintings are usually autobiographical. They describe his fears, passions and visions of the world. His self-portraits reflect his inner-state. He described the Great Masturbator as a large head that was yellow like wax with very fleshy cheeks that had long eyelashes...
She starts off as an old lady, who only longed for a long life and the looks of a youth, and ends as a pile of dust. That was a result of all her selfishness and shrewdness. Her efforts of preventing Rapunzel from leaving the tower makes Mother Gothel the perfect portrait of the Devil Figure, because...
By: Maria Isabel Soriano
Arrangement in Black No. 5: Lady Meux
By: James Abbott McNeill Whistler
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), was born on July 11th, 1834 in Massachusetts. His father was Major G. W. Whistler, and his mother one of the Baltimore family of Winans.
Oscar Wilde was born in Dublin on 16 October 1854 to Sir William Wilde and his wife Jane. Oscar's mother, Lady Jane Francesca Wilde (1820-1896), was a successful poet and journalist. She wrote patriotic Irish verse under the pseudonym "Speranza". Oscar's father, Sir William Wilde (1815...
Dolly Madison became a world-famous hostess while First Lady from 1809-1817. With an unusual facility for names and faces, Dolly Madison charmed everyone. She set the standards that other American women tried to follow, particularly in the realm of fashion. Costly Parisian gowns, elaborate feathered...
Mithu Etc. Vs. State Of Punjab on 7 April, 1983.
Jagmohan Singh Vs. The State Of U.P on 3 October, 1972.
Mahesh & ANR. Vs. State of Madhya Pradesh on 16 November 2011.
State Of Punjab Vs. Dalbir Singh on 1 February, 2012.
Ajmal Amir Kasab Vs. State Of Maharashtra on 29 August,...
Portrait of a Lady: Essay Q&A
1. Describe the Touchett family and their relationship with England.
The first chapter of The Portrait of a Lady begins in the grounds of Gardencourt and this is described as an English country house with a history of its own. The owner, Mr Daniel Touchett...
Two Portraits From The Same Period
The comparison between the two paintings from two paintings from the Brooklyn Museum
of Art, Elderly Lady With a Gold Wreath (A.D. 100-125) and Man With a Mole on His Nose (A.D.
130-150), reveals two different paintings from the same Roman period. They...
ENGLISH HORNBILL Q&A
THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY by Khushwant Singh
Q.1: Mention: Three phases of the author’s relationship with his grandmother before he left the country to study abroad.
Answer: The first phase of the author’s relationship with his grandmother is the author’s childhood when they...
was used before 1200 b.c. My last name Singh is one of the most if not the most common surnames used for Indian males. It is a common name due to the fact that India used to have a caste system and to denote such a system a lot of people changed their name to Singh. It is also derived from Sanskrit and...
Singh Is Kinng
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Singh Is Kinng
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Anees Bazmee
Produced by Vipul Amrutlal Shah
Screenplay by Anees Bazmee
Story by Anees Bazmee
Starring Akshay Kumar
Lot 352 $ West
24 Way Kensington
Convent of Mercy Academy
26 South Camp Road
Dear Mr. Singh,
I am writing this letter in request to transfer my daughter Amoy Coward from her current school, Jose Marti High School to your noble institution...
Smithsonian’s First Ladies Exhibit
Pearl River Community College
The Smithsonian’s First Ladies Exhibit
An exhibit on the most powerful women throughout American history. In 1914 the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History created an exhibit based on the first ladies. The collection...
SOCIALIST REPUBLICAN PARTY………………………………...14
2.3 BOYCOTT OF SIMON COMMISSION AND FURTHER ACTIVITIES…………...16
3. STRATEGIES ADOPTED BY BHAGAT SINGH
3.1 THE ASSEMBLY BOMB OUTRAGE……………………………………………….20
3.2 HUNGER STRIKE…………………………………………………………………....28
3.3 LAHORE CONSPIRACY CASE……………………………………………………...
tells us little in Persuasion about Anne Elliot's appearance. In fact, she provides only the barest phyiscal descriptions for all her heroines. These ladies are defined by their morality: if they are beautiful, it's a secondary consideration. In Persuasion, Austen goes out of her way to emphasize Anne's...
with a shower of fire-drops” and “the crackling of houses at their ruine.” As a reader of his Diary, one could be amused by his frank, uncensored portrait of life in London at the time of the Restoration. Pepys not only offers his firsthand perspective on the major events during the Restoration, which...
like perfumes jelly and soaps use portrait which are over emphasized. Some jelly is described as being able to offer clear facial tone. The description is supported by a fine picture of a woman with good looks. This approach is used by marketers on recognition that ladies value the physical outlook and...
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In February 2006, Husain was charged with "hurting sentiments of people" because of his nude portraits of Hindu gods and goddesses. In addition, in the 6 February 2006 issue, India Today, a national English weekly published an advertisement titled...
void. Bollywood, India’s film industry, got its start largely on account of the limited exposure of Hollywood films in the domestic market (Interview Singh)
The result was that while the west underwent the tumultuous cultural upheavals of the 60s and 70s India remained largely unaffected. The traditional...
Rashaad Carter Ms. Singh ENGL 110 February 19, 2009 What is your philosophy of work? What is your philosophy of work? Is it something just to get you to the weekend? No, work has an intrinsic value. When asked why work, the answer you may receive is probably survival or to earn a living. Personally...
way to give the picture greater mystery. The identity of the lady in the painting is not known for certain. The most probable person is the wealthy Florentine Madonna Lisa del Giaconda. However it is also possible that Leonardo did not portrait a specific person. One interesting feature of the painting...
Commentaire de texte : The Oval Portrait, Edgar Allan Poe
From Selected Tales, Penguin, Popular Classics
The Oval Portrait, a short story from Edgar Allan Poe, lies in the fact that art and life are deadly linked. The passion for art and painting is described as causing death since the painter’s...
of Religion is also a dominant feature in the play. The play is set against a strong Catholic background. O Casey makes frequent use of images of Our Lady and the votive light to project an air of realism and authenticity in the play. There are also a variety of different religions, and attitudes expressed...
An evolution of realism through the self-portrait medium:
A comparison of Caterina van Hemessen self-portrait and Adelaide labile-Guiard Self-Portrait with two pupils, Mademoiselle Marie Gabrielle Capet
Artists often try to represent themselves in their works through their medium. Writers may create...
party. He couldn’t take his eyes off this beautiful young man. Basil felt instant attraction and sparks that he couldn’t keep to himself. “I asked Lady Brandon to introduce me to him,”(Wilde). To him Dorian seemes like a god-like creature. He gazes at him the entire time of the party and Dorian was...
The Authorial Voice and the Heroine's Point of View
That young lady has a talent for describing the involvements and feelings and characters of ordinary life, which is to me the most wonderful I ever met with. The big Bow-wow strain I can do myself like any now going; but the...
First written in the 1880s and extensively revised in 1908, The Portrait of a Lady is often considered to be James's greatest achievement. In it, he explored many of his most characteristic themes, including the conflict between American individualism and European social custom and the situation of Americans...
11. Work in the Sun and in the Light: Jawaharlal
12. The Awakening of Women: K. M. Panikkar
13. Youth and the Tasks Ahead: Dr. Karan Singh
14. My Struggle for an Education:
Booker T. Washington
15. The Ailing Planet: The Green Movement’s
Role: Nani Palkhivala
IV. Hues: An Anthology...
Besides, this motif was and is still called the "Madonna Della Cintola"3,4 that represents the Virgin's corporeal assumption into Heaven.
This portrait represents a woman ,possibly the Virgin Mary, seated on a cloud and is surrounded by nuns with wings and twelve men standing around an empty tomb...
29 January 2014
A Worn Path
In the story A Worn Path, Eudora Welty manifests an elderly lady living in a time period of the early to mid 1900s. Phoenix Jackson embarks on a journey where her only incentive is to raise her grandson back in a healthy...
The International Theme of The Portrait of a Lady
Henry James is considered the founder of psychological realism. What he leaves is full of fabulous values. He is the first American writer to conceive his artistic work in international themes, which treats the conflict between...
daughter of Raja Bharmal, of Amer(modern day Jaipur). She was the granddaughter of Raja Prithvi Singh I of Amer. Rajkumari Heer Kunwari was also the sister of Raja Bhagwan Das ofAmer, and the aunt of Raja Man Singh I of Amer, who later became one the Nine Jewels (Navaratnas) in the court of Akbar. Later,...
portraiture to England. Van Dyck’s mastery of both Northern and Southern European styles led to his mixture of fantasy and reality to provide idealizing portraits for royal patrons.
These styles converge together most prominently in Charles I on Horseback, van Dyck’s grand portrayal of the king calmly...
Call no. : 001, LIM.N7, CC
7. Title : Sikhs today
Author : Khushwant Singh
Publisher : Orient Longman
Year of Publishing: 1985
Place of Publishing: Hyderabad
Accession no. ...
In Portrait of a Lady, Madame Merie says a person is strongly represented by his/her belongings, while Isabel Archer believes that belongings don’t define who a person is.
To start off, my support of Madame Merie’s statement is based on my experience. A great part of my belongings is clothes. The clothing...
Udham Singh (1899-1940)
Udham Singh, a revolutionary nationalist, was born Sher Singh on 26 December 1899, at Sunam, in the then princely state of Patiala. His father, Tahal Singh, was at that time working as a watchman on a railway crossing in the neighbouring village of Upall. Sher Singh lost his...