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...
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...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
urging me to reform, and giving me fresh courage and hope.
c) This was his declaration of war against China’s feudal society.
Sir Mohan Lal looked at himself in the mirror of a first class waiting room at the railway station. The mirror was obviously made in India. The...
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...
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...
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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...
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
The Vicar of Wakefield
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
The Lady of the Last Minstrel
Sir Walter Scott
Pride and Prejudice
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...
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...
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...
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...
military aircraft from US? - In May 2013
Who was named North India's sculptor of the year 1983? - Harjeet Singh Sandhu ( mosaic artist who has earned laurels in New York for his mosaic portrait of Bloomberg, a three time Mayor of New York which will be displayed at the City Hall) Name the NASA's most...
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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...
Pakistan as the British hurriedly handed over power in 1947, is becoming a fading word in the history books. First-hand accounts will soon vanish. Khushwant Singh, who was over thirty at the time, later wrote Train to Pakistan and got it published in 1956. Reprinted since then, reissued in hardcover, and...
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...
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...
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...
INDIAN SCHOOL CERTIFICATE (YEAR-12)
EXAMINATION MARCH 2013
LIST OF PRESCRIBED TEXTBOOKS
13. Youth and the Tasks Ahead: Dr. Karan Singh
Paper 1. Language
Booker T. Washington
No specific book is being recommended for
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.
military aircraft from
- In May 2013
Who was named North India's sculptor of the year 1983?
- Harjeet Singh Sandhu ( mosaic artist who has earned laurels in
New York for his mosaic portrait of Bloomberg, a three time Mayor
of New York which will be displayed at the City Hall)
Name the NASA's most...
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...
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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...
“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...
grandmother and writing in her voice, Lee
dramatically describes the aftermath of the Japanese occupation of Korea.
Memories of Silk and Straw – A Self-Portrait of Small Town Japan by Dr. Junichi Saga
A collection of interviews with people who tell stories of their lives in a small Japanese village from about...
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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...