Notes Mahasweta Devi. Breast-Giver

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System 
 •  Upon
independence
 from
Britain
in
1947,
 British
India
was
 partitioned
into
 Pakistan
and
India.
 •  Eastern
Pakistan
 became
a
separate
 country
called
 Bangladesh
in
1971.

 1 11/7/13 Group
Work:
In‐Class
Writing
* 
 1.
How
did
the
Haldar
family
rise
to
wealth?
Find
the
textual
evidence.
Explain
 how
this
information
contributes
to
the
theme
of
the
short
story.
 2.
Mahasweta
writes
for
the
exploited
and
oppressed.
Discuss
which
 characters
are
among
the
exploiters
and
which
characters
are
among
the
 exploited.
 2.1
Is
it
true
that
breast‐fee...
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2014 for the course ENGL 2112 taught by Professor Dr.kyounghyekwon during the Fall '13 term at University of North Georgia- Dahlonega.

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