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Translation is the most effective means of accessing various writings both in India and abroad. Do you agree? Give reasons.

Question 5: Translation is the most effective means of accessing various writings both in India and abroad. Do you agree? Give reasons.  Ans: The process of transferring a source text into a target text that should represent the contents of the original text is known as translation. The translator attempts to identify the nearest equivalent meaning […]

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What do you understand by Dalit literature? Discuss Dalit writing from the contrasting perspectives of privileged/disadvantaged.

Question 4: What do you understand by Dalit literature? Discuss Dalit writing from the contrasting perspectives of privileged/disadvantaged. Ans: Dalit Literature refers to literature created by Dalits for Dalits. It is literature that is used to oppose the heinous crimes against Dalits. During the seventeenth century, crimes against the poorest people reached their pinnacle. In […]

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Give a brief description of the trend towards social realism in Kannada drama. Can you find equivalences in drama in other Indian languages? Give examples.

Question 3: Give a brief description of the trend towards social realism in Kannada drama. Can you find equivalences in drama in other Indian languages? Give examples. Ans: Kannada is among the earliest Dravidian languages, with about 5 crore people speaking it in its different varieties. It is Karnataka’s official language. one of India’s four […]

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Choose a Bhakti poet from your region and discuss a few of his/her poems, illustrating how the Bhakti movement had an impact on Indian writing

Question 2: Choose a Bhakti poet from your region and discuss a few of his/her poems, illustrating how the Bhakti movement had an impact on Indian writing. Ans: The term Bhakti is derived from the Sanskrit root “Bhaj” which means to serve. The term Bhakti is defined as “devotion” or passionate love for the Divine. […]

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Discuss the woman’s point of view by referring to texts written by women. What are their themes and concerns?

Question 1: Discuss the woman’s point of view by referring to texts written by women. What are their themes and concerns? Ans: The first instances of Indian women writing in English are from the later quarter of the nineteenth century. This is a significant turning point for feminism in India. One of the primary causes […]