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    exiled for 14 years. His brother Lakshman and his wife Sita join him in exile. While living a simple life in the jungle Sita is captured by Ravana and taken to Lanka. Rama with the aid of Lakshman & Hanuman form an army to save Sita. Ravana tries to persuade Sita to marry him but she refuses. Rama’s army in the end defeat Ravana and Rama takes his place as king of Ayodhya. On might consider Rama to be the most important character but Sita is the most crucial character in the story. This paper

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    Sita as the Hidden Hero of Ramayana

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    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

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    Sita Sitna Analysis

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    connects more to our situations stories. Even now, modern writers, write and direct movies which can relate to not just Indian but foreign audiences too like the short film like, “Sita

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    The film “Sita Sings the Blues” and “Ramayana the Epic” are two versions of the Ramayana but were portrayed in different ways. “Sita Sings the Blues” was presented by Nina Paley based on Valmiki 's version of the Ramayana and she showed the side that many people don 't know and fail to accept about the Ramayana, Sitas side of the story. She doesn 't portray Rama to be the ideal husband although he goes through the trouble of saving Sita. In the film “Sita Sings the Blues” Nina Paley did not show

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    Rama is the prevailing hero and Sita is his wife who accompanies him on his exile, until she is stolen from him by Ravana. She is eventually recovered, but this is only a small part of a larger and more inspiring story. In Nina Paley’s interpretation, the story focuses primarily on Sita and her emotional traumas during her capture and recovery, which were represented quite differently in the film than in the book. It is important to note that in The Ramayana Sita played a much smaller role in the

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    woman” of a different era. Sita, wife of Lord Rama, embraces the harsh treatment and humiliation as a woman from society while staying utterly faithful and honest. On the other hand, Draupadi, wife of the Pandavas, challenges the male gender and revolts against all mortification. Throughout Indian literature, the gender divide proposes these two bold iconic figures in different ways as some may say Sita represents olden times and Draupadi represents more modern times. Sita demonstrate a more conservative

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    Rama I have chosen to do my Hindu deity report on Rama, the seventh avatar, otherwise known as a human incarnation, of Vishnu. Rama as Maryada Purushottama, which translates to be a perfect or ideal person. Rama is a very popular god in Hinduism and is widely known due to being a main character in the great epic titled Ramayana. Representations of Rama depict him as being blue, representing his association to Vishnu, and holding a bow and arrow, with a quiver on his back. His attire consists

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    to Lanka to rescue his wife Sita from her abductor Ravana. Rameswara means "Lord Rama" in Sanskrit. In Rameshwaram we can capture the fifth kaandam in Ramayana, theSundara Kaandam. Rama,his wife Sita and brother Lakshmana undergoes 14years exile in the forest.Rama vanquishes thousands of Rakshashas during the exile and brings peace and happiness among the Rishis and other inhabitants.Sita was then abducted by Ravana, the Asura king of Lanka. Rama and Lakshmana search Sita everywhere and meet Sugirva

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    Monomyths within Ancient Societies

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    Have you ever wondered what the seemingly different societies of the Anglo-Saxons, ancient Greeks, and ancient Indians have in common? All three of these societies wrote epics that use the concept of a monomyth in the various stages through their stories. According to the American mythologist Joseph Campbell “The standard path of the mythological of the hero is a magnification of the formula represented in the rights of passage…” (Joseph Campbell’s Monomyth) is a monomyth. Different parts of a monomyth

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    Ramayana Reflection

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    ‘originality’ for Ramayana depends where you stand as a believer or as someone not involved in the religion, but has a scholarly knowledge on the history of Ramayana. Still, I appreciate the attempt of the comic book Ramayana Reloaded and the movie Sita sings the Blues to make the story sound more fancy and entertaining, because over the course of generations,

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