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The communications system of the twins in Arundhati Roy’s “The God of small things”: How they apply the English language in a postcolonial Indian setting

source: Photograph: Corbis/Hulton-Deutsch Collection

term paper abstract, summer semester 2005, grade 1,3, Potsdam University by Lars Dittmer Chacko told the twins that though they hated to admit it, they were all Anglophiles. They were a family of Anglophiles. (Roy 1996: 52) In establishing the two-egg twins Rahel and Esthapen (Estha) as main characters in her 1996 masterpiece “The God of Small Things”, Arundhati Roy … Continue reading

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Development and Demise of Orkney Norn – a peace of Scandinavian Culture in Great Britain

former flag of Orkey - Scandinavian and British at the same time

term paper abstract, winter semester 2004/2005, Potsdam university by Lars Dittmer the Nordic cross in Great Britain – the unofficial flag of the Orkney Islands arouses astonishment in the watcher and gives him an idea of how Orcadians feel – being a Scandinavian, and being British. The flag shows the red Norwegian cross on a yellow background, symbolizing the Scottish … Continue reading

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