Lets take a look at the bibliography of  Eunice de Souza , Eunice de Souza was born and grew up in  Pune , in a  Goan Cath...
 
My cousin Elena  is to be married  The formalities  have been completed:  her family history  examined  for T.B. and madne...
What is the poem all about? The poem is all about a woman getting married. She is accepted by the man who will become  her...
What will you feel if the person you love proposes to you? What is the theme of the poem? The theme is, everyone has a per...
My cousin Elena  is to be married  The formalities  have been completed:  her family history  examined  for T.B. and madne...
 
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  1. 2. Lets take a look at the bibliography of Eunice de Souza , Eunice de Souza was born and grew up in  Pune , in a  Goan Catholic  family. She studied  English literature  with an MA from the  Marquette University  in  Wisconsin , and a PhD from the University of Mumbai . She taught  English  at  St. Xavier's College, Mumbai , and was Head of the Department until her recent retirement. She was involved in the well known literary festival Ithaka organized at the college. She has also been involved in  theater , both as  actress  and  director . She began writing novels with  Dangerlok  in 2001. She has also written four children's books.
  2. 4. My cousin Elena is to be married The formalities have been completed: her family history examined for T.B. and madness her father declared solvent her eyes examined for squints her teeth for cavities her stools for the possible non-Brahmin worm. She's not quite tall enough and not quite full enough (children will take care of that) Her complexion it was decided would compensate, being just about the right shade of rightness to do justice to Francisco X. Noronha Prabhu good son of Mother Church SQUINTS eye condition: a condition in which the eyes are not aligned in parallel, causing a cross-eyed appearance . BRAHMIN highest Hindu caste: the first of the four Hindu castes, the members of which are priests and scholars of Vedic literature. COMPENSATE make amends: to make amends or make up for something. Francisco X. Stork Majored in English Literature and Philosophy. He studied Latin American Literature at Harvard University. He is a lawyer and a writer of fiction novels. NORONHA PRABHU family from Bolar
  3. 5. What is the poem all about? The poem is all about a woman getting married. She is accepted by the man who will become her husband, even though she’s not perfect, she has many complications. Though she was accepted. What is the main idea of the poem? Marriage. It is a commitment if a man and woman who wants to be one. You should marry the person you love, accept him/her even though she/he is not perfect.
  4. 6. What will you feel if the person you love proposes to you? What is the theme of the poem? The theme is, everyone has a person meant for them. Imperfection is not a doubt.
  5. 7. My cousin Elena is to be married The formalities have been completed: her family history examined for T.B. and madness her father declared solvent her eyes examined for squints her teeth for cavities her stools for the possible non-Brahmin worm. She's not quite tall enough and not quite full enough (children will take care of that) Her complexion it was decided would compensate, being just about the right shade of rightness to do justice to Francisco X. Noronha Prabhu good son of Mother Church Can you spot some verbals? To be married To do justice

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