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Analysis of "A Different History" by Sujata Bhat

Summary: Analysis of "A Different History" by Sujata Bhat
Sujata Bhat wrote the poem "a Different History" during the time period of England's colonization. It appears that the poet was attempting to represent Indian's culture and draw attention to the fact that through language, one can salvage one's own culture. The poet introduces the God, Great Pan, as a symbol of his culture and exemplifies how language can be used as a weapon. The poet also uses a descriptive vocabulary to tell his reader how language can be used to target its victims in a figurative sense.
The Great Pan known in Greek mythology as a god of pasture and shepherds. He has the ears, horns, and legs of a goat. Like in Greek mythology, Hindu mythology has a variety of gods. The Great Pan is a Greek god which "simply emigrated to India" (2) for pasture. The Great Pan is also...

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