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R.K. Narayan's Like the Sun - ... By using dramatic irony, Narayan foreshadows what is to come. He again shows that telling the truth can have consequences by having the headmaster call him the next day and make him correct one hundred papers in a single night. Clearly Narayan's use of dramatic irony shows everyone who reads his story that the truth can have consequences. Another device Narayan uses to explain that the truth can have consequences is figurative language. It is evident when reading the first line of the story, “Truth[...]is like the sun” (Narayan 191)....   [tags: consequences of truth, story analysis] 846 words
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The Guide by RK Narayan - The Guide, a novel by R.K. Narayan is rooted in everyday, down-to-earth characters in which he believes depicts the Indian way of life. This Bildungsroman novel is told in chronological manner with two stories in one plot. It reflects upon Raju’s life since he was a little boy to the present day. Set in Narayan’s fictional town, Malgudi, Raju tells the story of his past in the first person narration while his experience as a swami is told in the third person narration. In The Guide, the blend of modernization and tradition brings about conflicts to the characters....   [tags: Raju, Character Development, Analysis] 1916 words
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The Ramayana by R.K. Narayan - The Ramayana as retold by R.K. Narayan, explores the roles and duty of women and what it takes in order to be a good woman in Indian society. He explores these roles through the women through out the epic whether it is the wife of a King or some form of deity. While in general women were viewed as subpar to men and were seen as second-class citizens, the women in the book shape the men into who they become and account for much of the manipulation of the individuals and the caretaking of the individuals....   [tags: Women Roles, Indian Society]
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Indian Authors: The Swami and Friends by R.K. Narayan - The Guide R.K.Narayan is one of the most celebrated of Indian authors. His works include books like the swami and friends, the schoolmaster and under the banyan tree. Though colloquial use of English language has been made, Narayan ensures that the reader is engaged and engrossed in his plots and characters. His book, the guide, is no exception. I have found the book to be an enjoyable read that grows on the reader, and is hard to forget. Matching the previous works of Narayan, the guide is easy to read but challenging to understand in terms of the plot and characters; both of which are complete and easily identifiable....   [tags: language, the guide, schoolmaster]
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Narayan: The Man-Eater of Malgudi - Narayan: The Man-Eater of Malgudi ================================= As a starting point, refer to the section of chapter 5 involving Nataraj's consultation with the adjournment lawyer (pgs 60-64). Explore how Narayan "invests his story with all his warm, wicked and delightful sense of comedy." You should use to other sequences from the novel in your response. Narayan's humour in "The Man-Eater of Malgudi" relies on a lot of ironical situations as well as the interaction of several of his major and minor characters in unexpected ways, creating a distinct range of reactions which lead to comic and humorous situations....   [tags: English Literature] 2402 words
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R K Narayan's The Guide - R K Narayan's The Guide The sky was clear. Having nothing else to do, he started counting the stars. He said to himself, 'I shall be rewarded for this profound service to humanity. People will say, 'there is the man who knows the exact number of stars in the sky. If you have any trouble on that account consult him. He will be your night guide for the skies'.' Reality exists only through experience, and it must be personal experience. (Gao Xingjian. Soul Mountain) [1] R K Narayan propagates Oriental philosophy in all his novels and The Guide [2] is no exception....   [tags: Literature Religion Philosophy Papers]
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The Nirvitarka Concentration as Represented In Narayan's Mr Sampath - The novels of R.K. Narayan reflect that Indian sensibility which has been acquired through the ages from the wisdom of Indian philosophical thought that has been continually enriched since the ancient times but which had receded since colonization. Narayan adopts this 'theoretical base of the Indian philosophical tradition to retrieve and reconstitute a sense of Indianness. Perhaps, this is why he has proved to be "the most lasting, highly rated and widely accessible, while his writing is the most consciously rooted in local circumstances, traditions and values" as claimed by Dennis Walde(694)....   [tags: Indian Sensibility, Yoga Philosophy]
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R. K. Narayan's Vision of Life - R. K. Narayan's Vision of Life The law of life can't be avoided. The law comes into operation the moment we detach ourselves from our mother's womb. All struggle and misery in life is due to our attempt to arrest this law or get away from it or in allowing ourselves to be hurt by it. A profound unmitigated loneliness is the only truth of life. For R. K. Narayan, death is not a full stop. As he states in The English Teacher, it is more of a comma, with each hiatus leading to the birth of a new identity which replaces the previous one....   [tags: Literature Authors Essays]
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The English Teacher - The English Teacher The English Teacher is the third of the trilogy that began with Swami and Friends, and The Bachelor of Arts. This novel dedicated to Narayan's wife Rajam is not only autobiographical but also poignant in its intensity of feeling. The story is a series of experiences in Krishna's life - some joyful, some sorrowful; and his journey towards achieving inner peace and self-development, in the traditional Indian sense. About the Author Rasipuram, Krishnaswami Narayanaswami, or R K Narayan as he is widely known was born during the British colonial rule in India....   [tags: R.K. Narayan] 1585 words
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Postcolonial Indian Literature in English: Narayan, Jhabvala, Rushdie - Postcolonial Indian Literature in English: Narayan, Jhabvala, Rushdie Indian literature in English which is accessible to us in the West, still has its roots in colonial literature and the tensions between East and West. A European naturalism is often present; a concern to posit India as an arena within which Western readers can identify realities is inherent within much of this writing. The following are three examples of the progression of post-Independence literature. Twenty years after Independence, R.K.Narayan was still tackling issues of colonialism....   [tags: Essays Papers] 426 words
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R.K. Narayan's Presentation of Indian Society in His Stories - R.K. Narayan's Presentation of Indian Society in His Stories R.K. Narayan is an Indian novelist and short story writer who writes in English. His novels show how the lives of ordinary Indian people reflect the greater concerns of national identity and historical change. He presents the Indian society in four different stories, "The Evening Gift", "Trail of the Green Blazer", "The Blind Dog" and "The Tiger's Claw"....   [tags: Papers] 1475 words
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The Role of Myth in R.K. Narayan's The Man-Eater of Malgudi - The Role of Myth in R.K. Narayan's The Man-Eater of Malgudi In R.K. Narayan's book The Man-Eater of Malgudi, there exists a deep mythical structure. The story of the peaceful printer Nataraj who must overcome the demon-like Vasu is structured very much like a myth. As myths and spirituality are implicit in Hindu society, the world of Malgudi is full of mythical elements. To complement these mythical elements, comparisons and references are made to various Hindu myths throughout the book, which act as signposts to the significance of what is going on in the story itself....   [tags: Papers] 1608 words
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Vasu's Influence Upon Nataraj's Development in R.K. Narayan's The Man-Eater of Malgudi - Vasu's Influence Upon Nataraj's Development in R.K. Narayan's The Man-Eater of Malgudi R.K. Narayan's The Man-Eater of Malgudi is told in a creatively comical style, conceiving impressive characters and circumstances. The novel deals with the adaptation of society as it encounters the imposition of change, which is best illustrated among the actions of the two main characters, Nataraj and Vasu. Throughout the narrative Nataraj becomes easily influenced by the actions of Vasu and yields to many changes and developments in his own character....   [tags: Papers] 608 words
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Ramayana And The Theme Of Lust - Ramayana and the concept of Lust Ramayana by R.K. Narayana is an epic tale of the protector god Vishnu in his human form as Rama. Ramayana is not just a story about Rama’s journey to abolish evil but it also deals with conquering the five fold evils and reaching a higher level of one’s own spirituality. Lust is one of the main fold evils and is a very common subject in the epic tale. In many instances and situations, Rama conquers it to save many lives including his own. First, Rama learns about the sin of lust, how people involved in the story should be judged and then he learns the art of conquering the fold evil....   [tags: R.K. Narayana] 920 words
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Global Tales - Stories From Many Cultures - Compare and contrast the two stories by R.K. Narayan. Which story do you prefer and why. In all the stories and authors featured in "Global Tales", R.K. Narayan is the most respected and well-known author. From the short description of him at the end of the book, he created a space for himself called "Malgudi" and developed his own characters, like a puppet master making his own puppets from cloth and giving them life when he does the show. His stories are universal, probably because the themes and characters of the stories are easy to identify with....   [tags: essays research papers] 1529 words
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Traumatic Brain Injury: Evaluating the Effects of Computer-based Cognitive Rehabilitation on Memory and Functional Communication - Treatment for TBI after the acute stage is largely dependent on the client’s overall health and type of secondary symptoms present, if any. The varying degrees of severity, causes of trauma, and any combination of secondary injuries require that each case be carefully assessed. There is no standard course of treatment, due to the complex nature of TBI (Vanderploeg et al., 2001). Pharmacological management has been used to treat the residual symptoms of TBI, although there is no specific medication to completely absolve the long-term effects of TBI....   [tags: Medicine, Healthcare Treatment]
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R.K.Naran´s Talkative Man : A study in Architectonic Quality - Talkative Man” is too long to be a short story, but is it too short for a novel. I prefer the shorter form because it gives me scope for elaboration of details, but within certain limits; I can take up a variety of subjects and get through each in a reasonable time, while a novel ties me down to a single theme for at least two years (1983,p.120) The above comment exhibits Narayan’s concern for the centrality of the theme in a novel. He ties himself to a single theme for at least two years while writing a novel....   [tags: separation, loneliness, dr. rann]
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The Subtle Art of Feminism - Bapsi Sidhwa’s novel, Water, realistically presents the circumstances of women and, in particular, widows in 1938 Colonial India. It exposes the gender inequality and double standards that govern that society for no other reason than that is what tradition dictates. Sidhwa presents complexities in her characters, which make them very human and very real, and the widows’ reactions to each other and to the world outside of the ashram create a feminist message. Water poses the problem of gender inequality in India by presenting a realistic and typical situation, and it allows the readers to draw their own conclusions while experiencing the intricacies of the Indian culture....   [tags: Film Analysis India]
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Colonialism In Three Texts - This essay will be about a comparative study of the representation of colonialism as a positive or negative force. The texts that are being used are my core text ‘Heart of Darkness’ by Joseph Conrad and ‘Collected Poems’ by Rudyard Kipling. The partner text will be ‘Swami and Friends’ by R. K. Narayan. ‘Heart of Darkness’ by Joseph Conrad was written in 1902 at the turn of the century. It is a novella and published in 3 parts in the Blackwood’s Magazine. It is regarded as a significant work of English literature and is part of the Western Cannon....   [tags: Literary Themes]
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Born-Again Christian Prophecies Based on the Bible - Cultural Studies There exist different versions and elements of the Biblical prophetic tradition, from the patriarchal stories of Abraham and Moses to the exilic and post-exilic prophecies (like prophecies by Isaiah, Ezekiel, Daniel), to New Testament appropriations. Biblical prophesies in today’s world have become more important as things in the world start to go in a way that is destructive. For instance, with the increase in the cases of wars, earthquakes, famines and drought is the fulfillment of these prophesies in the bible on the last days....   [tags: prophecies, preachers, prophets] 1580 words
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Epic Heroes Compared: Achilles, Sundiata and Rama - Introduction Who is a hero. In contemporary times, usage of the term has become somewhat of a cliché. Over the years, the term “hero” has become representative of a wide variety of individuals, each possessing differing traits. Some of the answers put forth by my colleagues (during our in-class discussion on heroism) as to whom they consider heroes pointed to celebrities, athletes, teachers and family members. Although the occupations differed, each of their heroes bore qualities that my classmates perceived as extraordinary, whether morally or physically....   [tags: traits, qualities, extraordinary]
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Incorporating Global Consideration for Local Instructional Practices - Incorporating Global Consideration for Local Instructional Practices The modern Women’s studies classroom has been subjected to many changes stemming from discussions about proper and efficient discourse and method of instruction. Issues such as Socratic/discussion-led teaching or inclusion of different theories of feminist thought have made the Women’s Studies course the achievement of pedagogical compromise. The work of Third-world and anti-racist feminists has contended for inclusion of issues that affect all women and has brought feminism to place based around more global issues....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Politics and International Policies for Women - ... With deontological ethics you cannot attack noncombatants during wartime in other words people are never to be used as a means to an end; however, these sanctions imposed by the U.S. has used people as a means to an end, which can be tied to the aforementioned—sanctions target economies as a whole. In regards to utilitarianism, it argues that the actual act of sanctions is unjustified because they limit the opportunity for the advancement of humanity. Human rights analysts would say that the lack of prosperity is essentially hurting the Cuban people and limits their basis human rights....   [tags: ethics, economy, violence] 579 words
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The English Teacher - The English Teacher, by Indian novelist R. K. Narayan, tells the story of a young professor, Krishna, who must adapt first to family life with his wife and daughter and then to his wife's death. This short novel, written in simple prose, examines many large issues--love, death, loyalty, fate--but always with equanimity. Krishna teaches himself, and the novel tries to teach us, to be, as it is put by the novel's last words, "grateful to life and death." Set a few years before India gained its independence, the novel begins with Krishna living in a hostel near his university, the same one he had occupied as a student, and going about his routine....   [tags: essays research papers] 1046 words
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The Urbanization of Poverty - The majority of poor people are those who experience chronic -- and even multigenerational -- poverty (Iceland, 2003). In the United States many of the chronically poor live in urban environments. These environments, characterized by high concentrations of poor high concentrations of people of color and concentrated disadvantage, have been characterized as areas of moral as well as economic failure. In this paper, I will contend that conditions in these regions serve to hold individuals in poverty and to perpetuate multigenerational poverty through diminished human capital and reduced social capital....   [tags: Urban Enclaves of Poverty]
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Hunger and Nuclear War - Hunger, in addition to nuclear war, is complex issue which humanity is mostly concerned about in the world. One might claim that famine is the worst issue as there is no evidence if a nuclear war will occur, while the rate of starvation will rise higher and higher (Seebohm 1984, 3). Statistically, the total number of people suffering from hunger globally equals to approximately 1.02 billion (FAO 2009 quoted in Sui-Lin Nah and Chi-Fai Chau 2010, 544). Annually, famine and malnutrition, as major reasons, account for more than 50% of the mortality of children, which is around 6 million (FAO 2005 quoted in Sui-Lin Nah and Chi-Fai Chau 2010, 544)....   [tags: starvation rate, famine, India, MGNREGA]
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Politics Explored and Exploded in Rohinton Mistry’s A Fine Balance - Behind the Beauties: Politics Explored and Exploded in Rohinton Mistry’s A Fine Balance When politics is a practice of power that rules lives with a cluster of perceptions and practices, Mistry’s A Fine Balance is a novel that acts as a great force fearlessly displaying life’s rich variousness and barren viciousness, proving that power is abused and the strong grind the weak as Frank Norris remarks in The Responsibilities of Novelists....   [tags: india, ghandi, family planning]
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Sita as the Hidden Hero of Ramayana - Sita as the Hidden Hero of Ramayana   Valmiki's Ramayana was written around 300 B.C.E. (Carrier 207). Typically, the character of Rama is seen as the hero and the character of Sita is seen as the hero's wife.  In this essay, I will compare Sita's journey of capture and inner growth with the "save the kingdom" journey of Rama, show how the two correlate, and eventually connect in the influential chastity scene. I will also prove that Sita is the "hidden hero" of this epic even though she is seen as taking a secondary role to Rama and show how this reflects women's secondary roles in society today....   [tags: Ramayana Essays]
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Response to A God Of Small Things - Response to A God Of Small Things One of the main themes in Arundhati Roy's A God Of Small Things is discrimination in the caste system. Roy tells the story of the hardships faced by the Untouchables, the lowest caste in the caste system. Technically, the Untouchables are not even in the caste system because to put them in the same system as the other four castes would be offensive to the rest of them. Another theme in this novel is forbidden love. These two themes, discrimination in the caste system and forbidden love, come together when Mammachi sneaks across the river "to love by night the man her children love by day", to meet Velutha....   [tags: Literature Response] 1134 words
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The Phases of India's Political Party - ... The Congress party had enviable hold on Indian politics. It had wide support base and entrenched cadres. Yet, within a decade of independence, the anti congress sentiment had cropped up. Kerala, Tamil Nadu and west Bengal were some of the first places to breed this sentiment. Starting as early as 1962, the anti congress sentiment was given a proper shape of non-congressism by Socialist by R M Lohia. The model was implemented in the form of Samyukta Vidhayak Dal governments in the 1967 elections in many states and succeeded in throwing out congress in 9 states....   [tags: government, janata, congress] 1161 words
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Indian writing in English - Indian writing in English Raja Rammohan Ray was the first Indian to effectively express himself in black and white through English though he was initiated to the language when he was in his teens. Thereafter Vivekananda showed his perfect masterly over the language through his evocative prose, which made the west sit up and take notice of the greatness of Hinduism. Tagore also had written some poems in English. However, there is no denying the fact that Indian writings in English were extremely few far between....   [tags: essays research papers] 1364 words
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Global Health and Diabetes - Global health is defined as “health problems, issues, or concerns that transcend national borders” (Institute of Medicine, 1997, p. 2). Koplan (2009) proposed a new definition for global health which he described as an “area for study, research and practice that places a priority on improving health and achieving equity in health for all people worldwide” (para, 7). Global health emphasizes transnational health issues, determinants, and solutions from an interdisciplinary perspective and blends population health and clinical care....   [tags: Health & Wellness]
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Post-colonial Theory: Indian Literature - Post-colonialism known as an “era” or the “post-colonial theory” that exists since around the middle of the 20th century. Post-colonialism also deals with conflicts of identity and cultural belonging. In Post-colonial writings the themes which are focused on are nationalism, self-identification to anti-imperialistic critique and postcolonial protest. Often protest writing has a political agenda of social change and expresses anger and disillusion at the postcolonial nation state. Nayar points out, “resistance literature in both the colony and the postcolonial nation include testimonial writings, prison narratives, revolutionary tracts and ‘insurgency’ writing....   [tags: insurgency writing, Protest Writing]
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Trick or Treat Diabetes - ... One of the factors of diabetes is urbanization. Due to rise in living standards and availability of cheap and calorie rich fast foods in cities to rich and poor people alike. Another factor for diabetes is obesity. As per the survey conducted by Narayan, Williams, Gregg (2006) the obesity frequency in India was in the array of 19.2-32.0%. This shocking development led the government of India to start the national diabetes control program. During 1995-96 this program was allocated a sum of 1,200,000 rupees which was increased to 10 million rupees in 1997-98 ministry of health and family welfare (2008)....   [tags: metabolism, insulin, health] 852 words
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Indian Writing in English - ... The other class comprises those who were born and brought up outside India. They know India only as a place of their origin. The writers of the first class suffer from a sense of homelessness where as the writers of the second class feel rootless. Both the groups of writers have produced a desirable collection of English literature. These writers mostly highlight the theme of dislocation and displacement. The diasporic Indian writers’ depiction of dislocated characters gains immense importance if seen against the geo-political background of the vast Indian subcontinent....   [tags: structural framework of my thesis] 1135 words
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Mahatma Gandhi's Leadership - Gandhi’s leadership was unique, strong, and modern, yet he faced many critics who loathed what they viewed as Gandhi’s forced universalism of his ideals. The three main areas of contention with regard to Gandhi’s leadership were: communalism, untouchability and gender issues. These issues were part of a deeper debate on Indian identity and social reform as part of its move towards independence. Most - if not all - leaders of the time were concerned with defining the culture of the (potentially divided) Indian state in a manner that would ensure the continuity of such a state and therefore was as much a part of pre-independence politics as the struggle for independence itself....   [tags: Mohandas Gandhi Essays] 2436 words
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religion in world lit - Religion plays a huge part in Stephen Dedalus’s as well as many other peoples lives around the world. To fully understand how much religion effected Stephen, one must have a concept of the setting of the novel. Stephen grew up in Ireland when the country was going through religious turmoil, political hardships and suffering financial. The two major religions in Ireland are Catholic and Protestant. Though out Ireland’s history the two have been basically at war with one another. This period in time is right before Ireland’s war for independents....   [tags: essays research papers] 976 words
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What Are the Effects of Poverty on Children in Lagos, Nigeria? - RESEARCH PROPOSAL PARTICIPANTS Primary school teachers and social workers working with the affected children are my participants. RESEARCH QUESTION What are the effects of poverty on children in Lagos Nigeria. LITERATURE REVIEW In Nigeria about 63% of the citizens live in abject poverty. Many of them lack basic amenities like clean water and sanitation. About 63% of the population live under $1 on a daily basis. Despite the fact that the economy is growing, poverty should rather be declining but increasing instead....   [tags: poverty, citizen, factories]
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Outline on the History and Structure of Hindustan Unilever Limited - ... HISTORY- Date of Establishment- 1933 Industry- Consumer goods Headquarters- Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Key People- Harish Manwani (Chairman), Nitin Paranjpe (CEO and MD) Business Operations- Foods, Beverages, Cleaning Agent and Personal Caring Products Net Income- 22,691 crores, (US$ 489, 76 million) (2011- 2012) http://www.hul.co.in/ HUL VISION To earn the love and respect of India, by making a real difference to every day India The four pillars of our vision set out the long term direction for the Company  We work to create a better future every day  We help people feel good, look good and get more out of life with brands and services that are good for them and good for others ...   [tags: employees, food, competition] 723 words
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How Is Folklore Changing with the Urbanization of Our Society - ... The Indian Folk comprises of the urban elite as much as the villagers, tribals. The very first printed Indian folklore collection was by Mary Frere, the daughter of Bombay’s Governor in 1868. Such collections were given a lot of importance because they were seen as a means to understand and increase knowledge about the superstitions and beliefs of Indians. However a lot of the work that followed was not unique in the sense that the tales were being repeated and there was appreciable foreign influence in the tales....   [tags: Indian culture and history]
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Experimental Investigation on Zirconium Oxide with Engine Oil 20W40 - ... Chaoyang Huang (2012) [2] : The invention provides an anti-abrasion high-lubrication additive composite of lubricating oil or engine oil. The anti-abrasion high-lubrication additive composite comprises, in every 100g, 6-10g of nano zirconia ceramic powder, 10-20g of alkyl group or dimethyl benzene solvent, 3-6g of active polyamide wax rheological anti-settling agent and 55-75g of lubricating oil or engine oil. In actual use, mixing ratio of additive to the engine oil is the additive 50g: the lubricating oil or the engine oil 3500g (4 litres)....   [tags: lubricant analysis]
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Trade Liberalization and Economic Growth in Iranian Economy - 1. Introduction In the current era of globalization, trade liberalization emerges as one of the most serious policy concerns for governments all over the world, especially for developing countries. Trade liberalization is believed to enhance economic growth and development through specialization and technological advances (Hoque and Yusop, 2010). The role of trade policy in economic development has been a key debate in the development literature for most of the second half of the twentieth century....   [tags: Globalization, Growth] 2510 words
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The Indian Woman in Manju Kapur’s Difficult Daughters - The status of women in India has not enhanced much even after six decades of Indian Independence. Repression and enslavement still compel her to lead a regulated life. However, education has come to the aid of women to move forward and they have endeavored to liberate themselves from the domination of men. In this context it is interesting to note that the last decade of the twentieth century witnessed a world of change in the literature produced in India in the English language....   [tags: Difficult Daughters Essays]
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