Global Issues in Literature
Global Issues in Literature ENGL 206A
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Student Lead Discussion Chapter 78 Ganesh s Undermined Reputation Whenever you pulled at the paper it played Yankee Doodle Dandy This and the sepia drawings were to inspire two of Ganesh s most successful writings p 145 Your soul a little run down today Here take this prayer three times a day before meals p105 Oh man don t tell me you use a trick on them Ganesh didn t say p125 Validity of his Power They knew an ineffectual charm or two but had neither the intelligence nor sympathy for anything else Their method of tackling spirits remained primitive p 128 Wasn t your fault Is clear as anything to me that you didn t want your brother to dead p119 So Ganesh s prestige had risen until people who came to him sick went away well Sometimes even he didn t know why p 127 It have a long time now studying you Ganesh You have the Power all right To cure people Cure the mind cure the soul 7 chut Man you making me confuse and you well know whatI mean Ganesh you have the Power I could see it in your hands your eyes in the shape of your head p 105 I go send you all your uncle old books They have all the prayers and everything in it and a lot more besides Isn t really the prayers that important but the other things p 105 Roles of Women These woman and them pundit they does notice thing we can t even see with magnifying glass They sharp as razorgrass man p 134 God woman If man did listen to woman all the time nothing at all woulda happen in this world Beharry was right A woman does keep a man back All right all right leave me and run back to your father ThinkI care p112 I so glad SurujPoopa is not big reader I so glad nobody bother to educate me after Third Standard p111 Colonial Mimicry It makes me wonder why more Indians don t keep on wearing their own dress p113 Role 0fthe Narrator I believe she must have met The Great Belcher at some wedding or funeral p 106 Yet when Ganesh published his autobiography The Years of Guilt I read it half hoping to find some reference to myself Of course there was none p 107 Student Lead Discussion Chapter 78 Questions N W 5 U Do you think Ganesh actually has any mystical powers a See Ganesh s reputation What really gives Ganesh his Power Intelligence Education Sympathy Empathy Charms a See Validity of his power Do you think the narrator is observing Ganesh and having Ganesh s autobiographical book ll in the earlier parts the narrator didn t know about personally or since he met Ganesh indirectly through The Great Belcher maybe he s getting Ganesh s life story from herWhat do you think a See narrator s role Do you think this novel will be as in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao where it was a sort of ourney to gure out how the narrator t into the story in relation to the other characters a See narrator s r39ole Is Trinidad participating in colonial mimicry in their style of dress or adopting it as their own which do you think it is in this case a See Colonial Mimicry also mention previous chapters when proper English was attempted Do you think Ganesh is still following his philosophy Everything have a reason and his tendency to follow the ow of fate or do you think he s taken on a more active role in deciding what his life will become The roles of women really seems to change around a good bit depending on which character is being viewedfor example Ganesh doesn t treat Leela kindly and has her doing chores that SurujMooma says she d never do and Beharrygives his wife all the power and treats Leela with sympathy when she says she s tired and needs a holiday Do you think there really is a culturally set role and way to treat women in Trinidad a See Role of Women What do you think the stream of consciousnesstrain of thought format on page 144 contributes to the reading of the novel
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