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  1. khuswant singh

    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...

  2. Portrait Of A Lady By Khushwant Singh Chapter Summary CBSE Class XI XII CBSE Class 11 12 Study Materials Homework Help Extra Questions

    Posts Portrait of a Lady by Khushwant Singh - Chapter Summary 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 each enjoyi... Story in a Nutshell In this story, Khushwant Singh...

  3. The Story the Portrait of the Lady by 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...

  4. Potrait of Lady

    icse english short stories summary portrait of a lady khushwant singh portrait of a lady khushwant singh 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...

  5. Karma by Khuswant Singh

    “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...

  6. Lady Macbeth and the Three Witches: Dark, Similar, Dominant and Influencing

    Robert Cohen 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...

  7. english noites

    following lines, the idea of The Raven is highlighted and the poet states the reason as why he is staying up late in the night. He is grieving for a lady called Lenore who is now dead and have parted ways with the poet forever. However, Poe has not able to get a grip on the reality and as a result, he...

  8. Bhagat singh

    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……………………………………………………...

  9. Hornbill Solution

    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...

  10. Portrait of a Lady

    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...

  11. The Portrait of a Lady

    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...

  12. Hamlet

    11. Work in the Sun and in the Light: Jawaharlal Nehru 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...

  13. sleepwalking scene of macbeth

    appeared on his back and he raised to return to heaven. POTRAIT OF A LADY The story is written in first person and is in biographical mode. It is a perception of Khushwant Singh of his grandmother through his own eyes. Khushwant Singh recalls his grandmother as an eternally old person. She was an extremely...

  14. Happy meal

    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...

  15. Sba on Biology

    Lot 352 $ West 24 Way Kensington Greater Portmore St. Catherine The Principal Mr. Singh Convent of Mercy Academy 26 South Camp Road Kingston 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...

  16. uniqueness in names

    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...

  17. Yuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu

    Beautiful | James Herroit | All Under Heaven | Pearl S.Buck | Along the Road | Aldous Huxley | Altered States | Anita Brookner | Amar Kosh | Amar Singh | Ambassador’s Journal | J.K. Galbraith | Ambassador’s Report | Chester Bowles | Amelia | Henry Fielding | American Capitalism | J.K. Galbraith...

  18. Essay

    SECOND  :  D  (Textual  Questions)  Marks : 20  1. The Portrait of a Lady ­ Khushwant Singh  Gist of the lesson ­  Khushwant Singh is one of the prominent Indian writers and columnists. He has written  on various themes and issues. In this lesson he gives a detailed account of his  grandmother who had a long association with him...

  19. Essays

    Window 11. A Bouquet of Love 12. The Crippling Mask 13. The Pass and the Home Girl 14. Those Songs 15. Science and Society 16. My Washerwoman 17. No 1 Ladies Detective 18. Agency Chap 1 19. A letter to theo (Excerpt) 20. The False Gems 21. A Devoted Son Poetry- XI & XII 1. Stolen Boat 2. You who never arrived...

  20. Essay

    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...

  21. Portrait of a Lady

    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...

  22. Should teenager be given unstricted freedom

    Amity International School Subject - English Class - XI Value Based Questions Chapter 1. The Portrait of a Lady 1. Khushwant Singh says about his grandmother" She was an expanse of pure white serenity breathing peace and contentment." Love and respect for elders is an integral part of our...

  23. Man Is the Architect of His Own Future

    Appendix I INDIAN SCHOOL CERTIFICATE (YEAR-12) EXAMINATION MARCH 2013 LIST OF PRESCRIBED TEXTBOOKS 13. Youth and the Tasks Ahead: Dr. Karan Singh ENGLISH (Compulsory) Paper 1. Language 14. My Struggle for Booker T. Washington No specific book is being recommended for background reading...

  24. Brief History of Shaheed Udham Singh

    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...

  25. Docx

    various awards. 2006-2011[edit source | editbeta] In February 2006, Husain was charged with "hurting sentiments of people" because of his nude portraits of Hindu gods and goddesses.[16] In addition, in the 6 February 2006 issue, India Today, a national English weekly published an advertisement titled...

  26. Portrait Lady

    paid their silent tribute to the grand old lady in a very unique manner. Talking about the Text 1. The author’s grandmother was a religious person. What are the different ways in which we come to know this? Answer The author’s grandmother was a religious lady with a kind heart. Her one hand was always...

  27. Seeking the Self, a Study of the Female Protagonists in the Novel of Anita Nair's 'Ladies Coupe'

    identity of her husband and allows her other roles to contain her will find it difficult and wouldn't even know where to begin. Nair’s popular work Ladies Coupe (2001) is a tale of the indomitable spirit of contemporary Indian women told with great insight and solidarity. In this novel she reflects the...

  28. sammy

    Khushwant Singh's A Portrait of a Lady – a review Suffice it to say, reading is poisonous. It tells upon one's health and eyes, and fills one with all sorts of discomforts. This poison is a poison of looking back. It leaves anybody unnerved and draws a layer of brine water on the stone-dried eyes. ...

  29. Dolly Madison

    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...

  30. Dolley Madison

    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...