The Portrait of a Lady by Khushwant Singh traces the phases of a boy’s relationship with his grandmother while growing up. At first there is an inter- dependency. THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY. 3. 1. The Portrait of a Lady. Khushwant Singh. Notice these expressions in the text. Infer their meaning from the context. Portrait of a Lady: Collected Stories [Khushwant Singh] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When the red lilies bloom on the waterlogged.
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It is also noticeable that the narrator loves his grandmother very much and if anything both have a ladj and loving friendship. Nov 01, Sandeep Satish rated it it was amazing.
If anything the narrator may feel as though his grandmother is not only beautiful but that she is also pure. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Cite Post McManus, Dermot. The Sitting Bee, 6 May.
The Portrait of a Lady by Khushwant Singh
I always enjoy Khushwant Singh Without a doubt khshwant is the most exhaustive collection of Khushwant Singh’s short stories. Looking forward to read the second volume soon.
The quick wit and the observational marvel that is Khushwant Singh can be read page to page in each story that can capture the reader’s imagination and also provoke him or her to question the deeper things in the Indian society.
Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Feb 16, Niharika Jadav rated it liked it. The penultimate story called “Wanted: This may be important as it suggests that the narrator looked upon his grandmother with the eyes portrai an innocent child. I x comprehend why people felt restraint while rating this hilarious collection of short stories. Ayush Tiwari rated it really liked it Mar 22, Dermot Post Author November 13, 3: This was my third book by him and I have been a fan of his words since the first one.
I like tge story it is so instructing. The Portrait of a Lady by Khushwant Singh. It might also be symbolically significant that the grandmother is permanently dressed in white as white in literature is often used to signify purity. Lists with This Book. The narrator has lived his life going from being dependent on his grandmother q eventually being independent of her.
Mar 20, Ayushi Nayak rated it really liked it. Good short stories touching various aspects of indian society with unexpected endings: Description and writing is good.
Short Story Analysis: The Portrait of a Lady by Khushwant Singh – The Sitting Bee
Been moving around too much all my life! Something that may have been made easier by the grandmother herself being fully conscious and accepting of the fact that she was about to die. Aditi Mitra rated it really liked it Jul 21, From a young boy to a grown man she has always been there for him.
The author is as comfortable writing short stories as he is writing novels. When I started reading this book I felt 2 stars are enough but as I reached to last six – comparatively long – short stories my rating augmented to 5 stars with a broad tthe on my face. Facebook Twitter Email Print. She thinks of others including animals before she thinks about herself. Trivia About The Portrait of a This a collection of short stories penned by the Sardar of prose Khuzhwant to Read Currently Pady Read.
Mar 16, Ankur Chawla rated it it was ok.