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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Faubion Bowers —; divorced Gurdon Wattles lther his death. To ask other readers questions about By Any Other Nameplease sign up. Another uncle, Rai Shiva Raowas an eminent journalist and member of Parliament.

Faubion Bowers died in November and is survived by his son, Jai. Santha believes when she is Cynthia, she does not have care about the day to day activities at school or her actions. Aroundmame accompanied her father on a political trip to England. Her father’s elder brother, Benegal Narsing Rauwas a renowned civil servant, jurist and statesman who had had an important role in drafting the Constitution of India. Retrieved from ” https: They walked home, and never returned to that school.

Dianne Sanao is currently reading it Sep 05, sanfha Raquel Ade marked it as to-read Aug 21, She is also very aware of all the prejudices, which she is experiencing by observing children changing the way that they dress and where they have to sit in class. After short traveling through South Africa, she returned to India to discover a different place than she remembered.


By any other name

There she was educated at St Paul’s Girls’ Schooland left in Her sister Pamela notices that everyone else eats sandwiches like the British children. A limited othre offer! She also notices you cannot become friends with the British children. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Cynthia tries to make friends with some of the dozen other Indian children at school. Shortly afterward, she published her first book Home to India. When aged samtha and a half, with her 8-year-old sister Premila, she briefly attended an Anglo-Indian School where the teacher anglicized their names.

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Home Papers By any other name. Cindy marked it as to-read Jul 17, Megan Jeminez marked it as to-read Nov 03, She gives them the new names of Pamela and Cynthia.

Want to Read saving…. She notices immediately that even though the girl has the Indian jewelry, she wears a cotton dress like the other British to fit in. Dave Agawin added it Sep 05, J marked it as to-read Oct 05, To get a unique essay Hire Writer. This page was last edited on 12 Septemberat Kendre Oliver added it Aug 21, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


She adapted the novel A Passage to Indiawith author E. Her mother had always home-schooled both her and her sister, Premila.

She immediately tells her sister grab your pencils and lets go. The couple divorced in This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Gina Marie rated it it was ok Sep 11, Views Read Edit View history.

Tiffany rated it liked it Dec 07, Ebony marked it as to-read Dec 17, Retrieved April 27, She is so happy to leave the persona of Cynthia behind and become Santha again. Wattles, and had no children.

How to Write a Thematic Essay. She was also saying that the British wanted their own customs and were unable to accept or appreciate Indian customs. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Sruthi marked it as to-read May 28, Santha’s paternal family was highly distinguished. Santha’s nae was changed to Cynthia and her sister’s was changed to Pamela.