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  • Hi Saryu, You have done good job by making this presentation. It is very effective. You have put various images. And information is also to the point. R.K.Narayan was indeed very creative writer and moreover he was the writer of simplicity. You have put his quality in good way.
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  • hello saryu,
    Yur ppt topic is R.K Narayan as a novelist.Yur all slide is really good and i like it.R.K Narayan is indian writer and most famous.
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  • 1. R. K. Narayan As Novelist Name: Baraiya Saryu D. Subject: Indian Writing in English (Paper-IV) Roll no: 30 Study: MA Year: Semester – I Submitted To: Department of English University: MKBU
  • 2. Trio of Indo-Anglian Novels Raja Rao Mulk Raj Anand R. K. Narayan
  • 3. R. K. Narayan’ Life:      o Born: 1906 His father was headmaster and so his some schooling done at that school Worked as reporter at Madras Awarded by AC Benson Medal Also awarded as Padma Vibhushan Died: 2001, Madras
  • 4. R. K. Narayan’s Novels:            Swami and Friends The Bachelors of Arts The English Teacher The Guide The Man - Eater of Malgudi The Venders of Sweets A Tiger of Malgudi Mr. Sampath – The Printer of Malgudi The Financial Expert The Dark Room Waiting for the Mahatma
  • 5. Trilogy by R. K. Narayan:
  • 6. Characteristics of R. K. Narayan’s Novels:  Most of the novels take place in Malgudi.  Malgudi is a fictional place created by R. K. Narayan in September, 1930.  This Malgudi is on the bank of the river Sarayu.  So his many novels are conceder as ‘River Novels’.  His some novels have character of Mahatma, sadhu and sanyasi.  So that novels are considering in category of ‘Sanyasi Novels’.  Writing style is very simple and with natural elements of humor about it.  Most of the characters are common people.  Focus on common people and their life.  These novels gives us remembrance of our next door neighbors.
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