Essays Tagged: "Banyan"

Identity of Indian Emigrants

Identity of Indian EmigrantsHugh Tinker's The Banyan Tree is an intensely researched study of the enormous complexities behind the emigration of t ... notion of identity and how it defines Indian emigrants and their future generations on foreign soil.Banyan tree, which is the national tree of India, starts its life as an epiphyte (a plant that grows ... in the cracks of a host tree (and sometimes on structures like buildings). In his book, Tinker uses banyan tree as a metaphor for the Indians who emigrate from their motherland to form new societies a ...

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Subjects: Art Essays