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Toru Dutt as a poet

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    • Topic: Toru Dutt as a poet Name     :Parmar Jinal B. Roll No.:16 M.A. Sem.:1 Paper no.:4-Indian Writing in English Submitted to: Smt. S. B. Gardi Department of English M.K. Bhavnagar University
    • Toru Dutt as a Poet Introduction : First Indian Poetess in English  Indo Anglian poet  Translator  Ancient Ballads as “best work in English” 
    • Jogadhya Uma : "Absurd may be the tale I tell, Ill-suited to the marching times, I loved the lips, from which it fell, So let it stand among my rhymes". Her Graphic Picture given by her Father : "Puny and elf-like, with disheveled tresses, Self-willed and shy ne’er heeding that I call, Intent to pay her tenderest addresses To bird or cat, - but most intelligent…"
    • Her Famous Poems:      The Lotus Savitri Laxaman Our Casuarina Tree Christmas
    • The Lotus: The Lotus is Sonnet  Lily and Rose had been fighting for the title “Queen of Flower” “The lily and the rose, long long had beem Rival for that high honour bards of power”  Her poems have most an Indian theme and Indian background  Lotus is a flower of significance both to Indian and the Hindu religion.  In this poem Toru present the idea that the Indian lotus is the most beautiful of all flowers. 
    • Savitri: The most popular poem of the volume is Savitri.  The story of Savitri is borrowed from the Mahabharata.  It presents the immortal legend of Satyavan’s death and his wife Savitri’s success in getting back his soul from Yama, the god of death.  This poem contain five parts and each parts telling about the life of Savitri.  This poem deals with the theme of Indian myth. 
    • Our Casuarina Tree: An autobiographical poem.  The poem underlines the importance of memories in human life.  The tree brings to her mind the memories of time when she used to play under it with her brother and sister.  Toru had lost her brother and sister and she has put her memories in this poem and expresses her feeling in this poem: “ O sweet companions, loved with love intense, For your sakes shall the tree be ever dear !” 
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