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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Refresh and try again. Kirat Pawar rated it liked it Jan 27, Pamela seems to be more at ease in trying to fit in at the school by changing their ways and their names to what is acceptable by the British school.

Pyt Sav rated it did not like it Sep 11, Mary rated it liked it Aug 28, On the first day she has to take a test, Pamela completely changes her attitude from trying to fit in. About Jame Rama Rau. Also all Indian children have taken British names. Ebony marked it as to-read Dec 17, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


Vaishnavi rated it really liked it Jul 10, Sha Curington rated it it was amazing Aug 15, In her early years, Rama Rau lived in an India under British rule.

Dianne Sanao is currently reading it Sep 05, Retrieved April 27, Tiffany rated it liked it Ramx 07, When her mother gets ill, because her father is an officer of the civil service, they can attend this Anglo-Indian school for free.

Santha’s paternal family was highly distinguished.

By any other name

Here Rama Rau details how her mother’s ancestors had fled Muslim invaders three hundred years ago “to settle inappropriately enough, in another Muslim stronghold, Allahabad”. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Michaela rated it liked it Feb 06, No trivia or quizzes yet. The environment there they found to be condescending, as their teacher told them that “Indians cheat”.

Santha Rama Rau

Shuyunxue marked it as to-read Nov 22, sanha That is simply out of the question. A limited time offer! Santha is so relieved to be home with her mother and her maid. 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.


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Shortly afterward, she published her first book Home to India. She notices immediately that even though the girl has the Indian jewelry, she wears a cotton dress like the other British to fit in. One of the four Indian children in the back of her class is the girl with braids.

Retrieved 13 September Sarah-Jeanne added it Aug 30, Pauline McGonagle marked it as to-read Oct 20, Also, when Cynthia goes to lunch she finds her sister and they eat traditional food from their lunchbox.

By Any Other Name by Santha Rama Rau

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