Analysis Of Forster 's ' The White Man 's Burden '

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2. E. M. Forster’s A Passage to India: colonization: emancipation and the bridge of cultural interaction ‘Since freedom is our natural state, we are not only in possession of it but have the urge to defend it’ Étienne De La Boétie Take up the White Man 's burden– Ye dare not stoop to less– Nor call too loud on Freedom To cloke your weariness; By all ye cry or whisper, By all ye leave or do, The silent, sullen peoples Shall weigh your gods and you. Rudyard Kipling’s “The White Man’s Burden” The issue of Self-displacement of the British colonial characters in the colonised Indian peripheries reveals the nature of the power relations in dominating the Other in E. M. Forster’s oeuvre A Passage to India. Based on the Oriental discourse, this chapter highlights the struggle of the subjugated inferior Other in approving its
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