Grandfather Poem By Jayanta Mahapatra Summary, Notes And Line By Line Analysis In English

Introduction The grandfather’s conversion to Christianity to avoid famine is the main element of Jayanta Mahapatra’s poem “Grandfather,” which was published in 1983. According to historical records, more than a million people—nearly a third of the region’s population—died during the terrible famine of 1866. The people endured lengthy hardship during this time because aid did … Read more

Freedom by Jayanta Mahapatra

Introduction In the poem Freedom, Jayant Mahapatra questions the concept of freedom popular in India and celebrated with great pomp and show. He compares and contrasts the life of politicians and godmen with that of the poor on the street. The poem consists of around 10 stanzas each having a different number of lines. There … Read more