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  • Search For My Tongue by Sujata Bhatt

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    Search For My Tongue by Sujata Bhatt The Context Of The Poem Sujata Bhatt was born in the Indian state of Gujarat where her mother tongue was Gujarati. Later she moved onto United States where she learnt English. In and interview, she says " I have always thought of myself as an Indian who is outside India". Her mother tongue is for her and important link to her family and to her childhood. " That's the deepest layer of my identity". What Is The Poem About 1. The poet explains what

  • A Comparison of Sonnet 17 by William Shakespeare And The Writer by Sujata Bhatt

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    A Comparison of Sonnet 17 by William Shakespeare And The Writer by Sujata Bhatt 'Sonnet 17' and 'The Writer' deal with the issues of the difficulties of describing nature and a woman on paper and the frustration of not being able to write. Having reading both titles one would get the impression of 'Sonnet 17' being a love poem, (as a sonnet is a traditional love poem),that it concerns the issues of beauty and time. '17' illustrates the number of the poem, showing the poet has written quite

  • With close reference Search for my tongue written by Sujata Bhatt, and

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    With close reference Search for my tongue written by Sujata Bhatt, and Still I rise by Maya Angelou both explore the effective With close reference “Search for my tongue” written by Sujata Bhatt, and “Still I rise” by Maya Angelou both explore the effectiveness of their celebration of culture and traditions. The two poems are about both poets reflecting upon how important it is to keep in touch with cultures and traditions, to be proud of who you are and where you come from. “Still

  • Religion and Education in The poem A Different History by Sujata Bhatt

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    The poem A Different History was written by Sujata Bhatt, and is about how the culture, language and identities of the colonisers have affected India’s values, culture, religion and spirituality. The first stanza focuses on respect for religion and education, and on India’s culture, whereas the second stanza emphasises how the language and the colonisers destroy this culture and values. This poem also focuses on the fact that language plays a crucial part in establishing national identity, linking

  • A Comparison of ‘Search for my Tongue’ by Sujata Bhatt and ‘Ogun’ by Edward Kamau

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    A Comparison of ‘Search for my Tongue’ by Sujata Bhatt and ‘Ogun’ by Edward Kamau When making a comparison between the two poems, ‘Search For My Tongue’ by Sujata Bhatt and ‘Ogun’ by Edward Kamau Brathwaite we can see that both are primarily concerned with notions of culture and identity and in particular how one impacts upon the other. The implication being, that the culture into which we are born plays an important role in the formation of our identity and that when we attempt to integrate

  • Unrelated Incidents’ by Tom Leonard and Search for my Tongue by Sujata Bhatt

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    What does the way a person speaks tell us about the person? ‘Unrelated Incidents’ by Tom Leonard and ‘Search for my Tongue’ by Sujata Bhatt are two poems that give people an incite into how a person is perceived by others, by the way that they speak. ‘Unrelated Incidents’ is about how the BBC newsreaders all talking in Standard English and will not have a Scottish person reading the news because the viewers will not understand there accent, Tom Leonard views this as discrimination and shows

  • A Comparison of Two Poems Presents from my Aunts in Pakistan by Moniza Alvi and Search for my Tongue by Sujata Bhatt

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    A Comparison of Two Poems Presents from my Aunts in Pakistan by Moniza Alvi and Search for my Tongue by Sujata Bhatt In this essay, I will be showing you how the writers use their own poetic devices within their work to their advantage and how the poets have used different themes to overcome in their own poems. To begin this essay, I will be presenting to you how Alvi and Bhatt have used different viewpoints within their poems to put across their message to the reader. In the poem 'Presents

  • Search For My Tongue by Sujata Bhatt, Hurricane Hits England by Grace Nichols and Presents from Aunts in Pakistan by Moniza Alzi

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    Search For My Tongue by Sujata Bhatt, Hurricane Hits England by Grace Nichols and Presents from Aunts in Pakistan by Moniza Alzi 'Search For My Tongue', by Sujata Bhatt is a forceful poem describing her experience of being caught between two cultures. This poem expresses how she feels that she has lost her mother tongue while speaking the foreign language within which she now lives, but in her dreams it grows back. Similarly, 'Hurricane Hits England', by Grace Nichols describes how she felt

  • How does the poet express the difficulties of being in a minority?

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    How does the poet express the difficulties of being in a minority? In the poem ‘Search for my tongue’ Bhatt has expressed how through her own personal experience she has found learning a new language to be difficult physically and emotionally. Throughout the poem she has conveyed how her ‘mother language’ Gujarati slowly started to erode, as she took on her ‘foreign tongue’ English. She shows this through not only the vocabulary of the poem but the structure etc too. The intention of the

  • Views on Different Cultures Presented in Presents From My Aunts In Pakistan and Search For My Tongue

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    Tongue For my essay I am going to compare 'Search For My Tongue' by Sujata Bhatt and 'Presents From My Aunts In Pakistan' by Moniza Alvi. 'Presents from my Aunts in Pakistan' is autobiographical. It is set in England where the author talks about and describes the presents that she receives from her Aunts who live in Pakistan. 'Search for my Tongue' is written while living in Germany but during her life Sujata Bhatt has had to speak three different languages. These are: Gujarati, English

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