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The Home and the World: Rabindranath Tagore (Thakur) Main characters : Bimala, Sandip, Nikhil (Bara Rani, Panchu, Amulya, Bande Mataram – bow to thee mother, partition of Bengal 1905, the burning of Indian made goods, which hurt the native Indian interests. Cracking India: Bapsi Sidhwa Main characters: Lenny, Ranna, Ice Candy Man, Ayah. India going through independence, much violence between Muslims, Hindus and Sikhs erupts in the peaceful Lahore, where people of all religions were friends. Sultana’s Dream: Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain Main characters: Sultana, Sister Sara Sultana falls asleep and imagines a walk in the garden where Sister Sara describes a Utopian world where the zenana is imposed on the men. Hayavadana: Girish Karnad Main Characters: Devadatta, Hayavadana (transposed heads), Kapila, Padmini, Bhagavada There is a subplot of Hayavadana, the man with a horse’s head, comical relief. Devadatta, Brahmin, intellectual & Kapila, lower caste, strong attractive body, switch heads, so now
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course GANTH 195 taught by Professor Dr.choby during the Spring '08 term at James Madison University.

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