Santha Rama Rau, the author of “By Any Other Name”, was born in Madras, India (now known as Chennai, India) on January 24th, “By Any Other Name” by Santha Rama Rau is a story of the difficulty of holding onto one’s cultural identity when dropped into a different culture. Santha and her . The title of Santha Rama Rau’s short story “By Any Other Name” refers to the character of Santha, who is a five and half year old Indian girl, which experiences .

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In her early years, Rama Rau lived in an India under British namme. She adapted the novel A Passage to Indiawith author E.

santna We use cookies to give you the best experience possible. The couple divorced in Daniel rated it did not like it Aug 27, Santha’s father was a member of the elite and prestigious Indian Civil Serviceand he held the longest ever tenure —57 as Governor of the Reserve Bank of India. She was sanths saying that the British wanted their own customs and were unable to accept or appreciate Indian customs.

When her mother gets ill, because her father is an officer of the civil service, they can attend this Anglo-Indian school for free.

This page was last edited on 12 Septemberat Mary rated it liked it Aug 28, Her sister is silent and does not respond to this event, yet Santha says in a tiny voice she accepts the eama name probably because she is scared to disagree. Vaishnavi rated it really liked it Jul 10, Rathimanju marked it as to-read Oct 22, Shortly afterward, she published her first book Home to India.


By Any Other Name

wantha Sruthi marked it as to-read May 28, In all of this, their fierce sense of origins, their strong feeling for the “Kashmiri Brahmin” community,” remained undiminished even though they were exiled in uncomprehending, if not hostile territory.

After short traveling through South Africa, she returned to India to discover a different place than she remembered. Home Papers By any other name. Tiffany rated it liked it Dec 07, Retrieved 13 September While Santha’s father was a south Indian Saraswat Brahmin from Canara whose mother-tongue was Konkaniher mother was a Kashmiri Brahmin from the far north of India, who had however grown up in Hublinot very far from Canara.

She immediately tells her sister grab your pencils and lets go. Gabby Bordeos marked it as to-read Sep 14, How to Write a Thematic Essay.

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To ask other readers questions about By Any Other Nameplease sign up. InRama Rau married Gurdon B. How to Write Essay in Third Person. Her mother had always home-schooled both her and her sister, Premila. Jai also has two stepchildren, Morgan and Ross Mandeville.

By Any Other Name by Santha Rama Rau

Kirat Pawar rated it liked it Jan 27, Santha believes when she is Cynthia, she does not have care about the day to day activities at school or her actions. They struggle through a long walk and heat to return home. Shuyunxue marked it as to-read Nov 22, Michaela rated it liked it Feb 06, Zane Jones rated it really liked it Jan 11, About Santha Rama Rau.


Her sister Pamela notices that everyone else eats sandwiches like the British children. They walked home, and never returned to that school.

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Pyt Sav rated it did not like it Sep 11, Cindy marked it as to-read Jul 17, She notices immediately that even though the girl has the Indian jewelry, she wears a cotton dress like the other British to fit in. Gina Marie rated it it was ok Sep 11, Her father’s elder brother, Benegal Narsing Rauwas a renowned civil servant, jurist and statesman who had had an important role in drafting sanrha Constitution of India.

She also notices you cannot become friends with the British children. Abi Jane rated it really liked it Mar 26,