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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. British Art

    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...

  8. Gender and Elderly Lady

    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...

  9. art history

    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...

  10. Andy Warhol

    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...

  11. Life of Oscar Wilde

    Oscar Wilde 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. Arrangement in Black No 5 Lady Meux

    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. James McNeill...

  15. art project

    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...

  16. ughg

    089035 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. ...

  17. Stories and Storytellers

    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...

  18. 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...

  19. Persuasion, the Authorial Voice and Heroine's Point of View

    Jane Austen Persuasion 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...

  20. Singh is Kinng

    Singh Is Kinng From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Singh Is Kinng Singhisking.jpg Theatrical release poster Directed by Anees Bazmee Produced by Vipul Amrutlal Shah Screenplay by Anees Bazmee Suresh Nair Story by Anees Bazmee Starring Akshay Kumar Katrina Kaif Om Puri Ranvir Shorey Neha...

  21. India in the Decades Post-Liberalization

    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...

  22. Jodha

    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,...

  23. purses and fasbion

    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...

  24. The Impressions of Life in the Seventeenth-Century London Reflected in the Diary of Samuel Pepys

    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...

  25. What Is the Metaphoric Symbolism in Salvador Dal

    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...

  26. Smoking on Campus

    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...

  27. lady with an ermine

    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...

  28. Rashaad

    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...

  29. Time Capsule from Age of Baroque and the Renaissance

    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...

  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...

  31. Self-Portrait Essays

    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...

  32. The Way Karma Works

    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...

  33. 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...

  34. jeeson

    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...

  35. 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...

  36. Capturing the Attention of the Target Group

    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...

  37. So Long a Letter by Mariama Ba

    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...

  38. The Portrait of a Lady

    The International Theme of The Portrait of a Lady Abstract 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...

  39. The Oval Portrait

    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...

  40. 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...

  41. An evolution of realism through the self-portrait medium

    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...

  42. Austen

    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...

  43. A Worn Path

    Maninder Singh Professor Cochrane English 102 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...

  44. William Congreve

    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...

  45. amar jawan

    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...

  46. smithsonians first ladies

    Smithsonian’s First Ladies Exhibit Katelynn Angel 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...

  47. A Portrait of Mona Lisa

    A Portrait of Mona Lisa Courtney Wilder 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...

  48. 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...

  49. capital punishment

    Cases/Statutes Cases: 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,...

  50. 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...

  51. American Literature

    Portrait of a Lady: Essay Q&A 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...

  52. Mona Lisa...Descriptive, Narrative...and so on

    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...

  53. Love and Marriage in "Pride and Prejudice”

    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;...

  54. 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...

  55. Mother Gothel - Archtypes

    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...

  56. 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...

  57. i do give

    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...

  58. Una, Lady Troubridge

    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...

  59. 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...

  60. 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……………………………………………………...