However despite this the postmaster still does not imagine himself marrying Ratan. The surest proofs meanwhile are disbelieved. Ratan had borne many a scolding from her master without complaint, but these kind words she could not bear. After that comes the misery of awakening, and then once again the longing to get back into the maze of the same mistakes. The influx of a non-native people brought an entirely new culture to India. He was awarded for his numerous poems, inspired by medievaland ancient Hindu spiritual verses, the among others. With such an awareness of the importance of finances and dowry, Dadababu does not view Ratan as a potential spouse.
After this nightly ritual has been completed, the postmaster usually talks with Ratan. Art and Science College, Kharsia, Chhattisgarh Abstract:- Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore was a noble thinker, amazing poet, dramatist, best teacher, keen essayist and unbelievable artist of great excellence. Error will not go away, logic and reason are slow to penetrate. Ratan had borne many a scolding from her master without complaint, but these kind words she could not bear. One interesting thing is his exploration of relationships between people, of the mechanic of emotional ties. His father and grandfather were well-known people.
He felt like a fish out of water in this remote village. She called to mind a little brother that she had—and how on some bygone cloudy day she had played at fishing with him on the edge of the pond, with a twig for a make-believe fishing-rod. Rabindranath Tagore received the Nobel Price in literature in 1913, as the first Asian to receive the price, and second after Roosevelt outside Europe. It was not that the postmaster did not feel occasional pangs of sorrow when he was leaving the village without taking Ratan with him. The play takes its name from mountain stream name Mukta-Dhara, which literally means a free-rivulet, it is a mountains spring, its waters rushes down the slopes of Uttarakut and irrigates the plains of Shiva-tarai. He held the view that the route to spiritual development was from 'body to society, from society to totality and from totality to the spiritual domain'.
A collection to be read at leisure, to be savoured in big gulps, and not tiny sips as I was forced to, because of my schedule Tagore was cheesy sometimes, but he wrote with a simple beauty and kindness, telling very human stories. As he captivates a young girl, he also shuns her of any real happiness. The play has been translated from Gujarati version into English by Major Sykes. She entered noiselessly, and looked silently into her master's face for orders. Till today he is the most widely read Indian author in India and abroad.
Avicenna, Heart, Hope 560 Words 2 Pages introduction to ratan Ratan is a contrast character to postmaster. The images Rabindranath Tagore creates are at times so intense, you could tear up at any vulnerability. Being treasured, her father searched long and hard to find a groom he deemed suitable enough for her. Canals, ditches, and hollows were all overflowing with water. The Postmaster The postmaster first took up his duties in the village of Ulapur. While Ratan considers love to be the driving force behind marriage, Dadababu would have been educated on the importance of securing a dowry and stable situation when considering marriage. False hope is clung to with all one's might and main, till a day comes when it has sucked the heart dry and it forcibly breaks through its bonds and departs.
But no one knows, or would believe, that such an idea might also take possession of an ill-paid village postmaster in the deep, silent mid-day interval of his work. The postmaster is at ease when he discusses his family with Ratan. The introduction of Western ideals within India resulted in a blending of Indian and British cultures. The place where they lived was diverse as the Tagores were Bengali Hindus. That the movement of the leaves and the clouds of the sky were enough to fill life with joy—such were the sentiments to which he sought to give expression.
A woman, who represents the dillema and emotional plight of the community of widowed women of which she is a part of. Individual, Life, Person 922 Words 3 Pages with liver disease, possibly from his excessive drinking. Though the postmaster might have seen the complications of starting a relationship with Ratan. Something that he would feel should he speak to the men in the factory about his family. Yet no one realizes, or would find it credible, that a thought of this kind might overcome a poorly-paid postmaster during a noontime break from his duties. A bird, dedicated to singing the same song over and over, unburdens itself to Nature.
Tagore has certainly given rebirth to our ideas of education and culture. The rural landscape might have inspired the kind of happy poetry he sought to compose. They can appear to be arrogant or uncomfortable. The postmaster, however, is idle. We hope you are going to love this book. At the time when the postmaster retired and had to come back home, the thought that he was leaving without her shocked Ratan. This would give the postmaster an opportunity of conversing.
When he talks about his family she takes much interest and a sense of belongingness crops up in her. She longs to continue the connection she had with the postmaster who in a moment of madness has resigned his position from the post office. Such little incidents would drive out greater events from her mind. He had to cook his own meals, which he used to share with Ratan, an orphan girl of the village, who did odd jobs for him. He looks at the vegetation and at the increasingly distant rain-clouds and wishes that there were someone—anyone—nearby with whom he had something in common, someone with whom he could share a mutual love. All because she wants to feel connected and loved by another human being. With almost every action, Ratan aims to portray her love as well as prove herself ready and able for marriage.