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CUSTOMS AND CULTURAL ISSUESIN CHINUA ACHEBE’S “ARROW OF GOD”

The Present Paper focuses on customs and Cultural issues in Chinua Achebe’s “Arrow of God”. The main intention of this paper is to examine African customs and cultural values. In discussing African customs and cultural values, they are not assuming that all African societies have the same explanation for events, the same language, and the same mode of dressing and so on. The culture of Africa is varied and manifold; consisting of a mixture of countries with various tribes that each has its own unique characteristic from the continent of Africa. It is a product of the diverse populations that today inhabit the continent of Africa and the African culture. African culture is expressed in its arts and crafts, folklore and religion, clothing, food, music, and languages…


CURRICULUM IN AN AUTONOMOUS ENGINEERING COLLEGE: IS IT AN EMPLOYABLE CURRICULUM?

Educational institutions world over are probing various methods to evolve and cater to the traditional obligations of teaching, research, and placements; and are also looking to influence higher education to realize career and economic accomplishment. Taking into consideration these and other factors, the purpose of this research paper is to develop the foundation of an employable curriculum intended to position engineering colleges designed for success in the global workforce and contribute to a strong Indian economy.This paper highlights the critical factors that influence students' decisions to attend college, their academic choices and their relationship to work after graduation…

THE SPECTER OF HUNGER AND COSMOPOLITAN TASTES IN TONI MORRISON NOVEL TAR BABY

Toni Morrison is one of the most important female authors of the last century. The first AfroAmerican writer to receive the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, and many other awards. In this paper, we will discuss how Tar Baby establishes the important status of food to Morrison's only pan-American novel. Through a transnational story of customer culture, bodily starvation, and land development, Tar Baby takes for its creative impulsion the iniquities that have fuelled this global food economy—from slavery to surrounding degradation. This argument extensive the range of ecocriticism to divulge food as the locus of both Morrison's environmental imagination and the larger imagination of environmental justice…

ORIGIN OF INDIAN DRAMA: A SHORT INTRODUCTION

Any study of Indian drama begins with Sanskrit drama, which is purely of Indian origin. The word “Natya” often been translated as “Drama”. The Sanskrit word for play (Nataka) and actor (Nata) are from the root “Nat” which is the prakrit form of Sanskrit “Nrutya” meaning to dance. A Sanskrit drama always opens with a namely or benediction, usually addressed to Ganesh or Shiva for the prosperity of the audience by “Sutradhar” or director. Bharata is historically thought-about to be the daddy within the history of Indian drama. The history of Indian drama is deeply unmoving in classical Indic theatre, which is the earliest existing form of drama and theatre…

BIZARRE HAZADOUS IN HARRY POTTER’S EPHEMERIES

The word fantasy is one of the creative things. It makes people relieve their stress and it gives relaxation. Fantasy means imagination; here I mention the book, Harry Potter. It is one of the greatest works ever to grace the literature of English. This is the masterpiece of the successful writer J.K. Rowling. This book refers to scene by scene magical elements and interesting storyline. The fact is our childhood is empty without Harry Potter. After a huge success, the book was turned into a movie. The Harry Potter is a bestselling book series in history and it is translated into eighty languages…

DEPICTION OF METIS WOMEN STRUGGLE IN MARIA CAMPBELL’S HALF-BREED

Maria Campbell is a native Canadian writer. Half- Breed is an auto-biography of Maria Campbell. The polite term for half-breed is ‘Métis. Métis is a French word meaning mixed blood. This novel is a replica of Maria Campbell's real life. The name Half-Breed suggests a person who comes from two different racial backgrounds. Several themes are explained and explored in this novel by the novelist. This paper is an attempt to explore various themes in this novel. Corruption, the impact of colonization, gender differences, marginalization, challenging stereotypes, cultural clashes, alcoholism, drug addiction, prostitution and guilt, internalization of colonialism, oral tradition, humor are the major themes in this novel…