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Here you will find summary and analysis of popular poems, novels, plays, and short stories.

Memories of Childhood – Summary

In “Memories of Childhood”, there are two autobiographical extracts from the writings of two different female writers from marginalised communities. They look back on their childhood and think about their relationship with mainstream culture. The first part titled ‘The Cutting of My Long Hair’ is by Native American writer, Gertrude Simmons Bonnin. The second part …

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Poets and Pancakes – Summary

Poets and Pancakes, is taken from Asokamitran’s book ‘My Years with Boss’. Asokamitran worked in The Gemini Studios. His duty was to cut out newspaper clipping on a wide variety of subjects and preserve them in files. Summary ‘Pancakes’ was the brand name of a make-up material. The Gemini Studios bought a lot of it. …

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