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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About Santha Rama Rau. Also all Indian children have taken British names. Although the film rights originally required Rama Rau to write the screenplay, director David Lean found her draft unsatisfactory and was able to reject it, although she is still credited in the titles because he still used some of her dialogue.

Dave Agawin added it Sep 05, She is so happy to leave the persona of Cynthia behind and become Santha again. Tiffany rated it liked it Dec 07, Michaela rated it liked it Feb 06, Sha Curington rated it it was amazing Aug 15, She gives them the new names of Pamela and Cynthia.



Pyt Sav rated it did not like it Sep 11, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The couple divorced in Dianne Sanao is currently reading it Sep 05, Gabby Bordeos marked it as to-read Sep 14, Retrieved April 27, The New York Times. Raquel Ade marked it as to-read Aug 21, Santha’s name was changed to Cynthia and her sister’s was changed to Pamela.

Despite being migrants-and, of course, because of it-the women of the family preserved Kashmiri customs such as brewing green tea, cooking in ghee as opposed to oil, and preferring a variety of breads to rice.

She immediately tells her sister grab your pencils and lets go.

By Any Other Name

When India won its independence inRama Rau’s father was appointed as his otyer first ambassador to Japan. Ebony marked it as to-read Dec 17, When aged 5 and a half, with her 8-year-old sister Premila, she briefly attended an Anglo-Indian School where the teacher anglicized their names.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Kendre Oliver added it Aug 21, She also notices you cannot become friends with the British children. Books by Santha Rama Rau. A limited time offer! She must develop an alter ego to deal with this daily experience.

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Refresh and try again. She applied to Wellesley CollegeWellesleyMassachusettsin the United Statesand was the first Indian student to be accepted there. Abi Jane rated it really liked it Mar 26, In her early years, Rama Rau lived in an India under British rule. They walked home, and never returned to that school. By Any Other Name.

How to Write a Good Case Study. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Even though she is very young, she knows her and the other Indian children must sit in the back of the class, because they are different then the British children.