PABLO NERUDA,THE POET AND HIS LOVE POEM, ‘YOUR HANDS’ !

PABLO NERUDA,THE POET AND HIS LOVE POEM, 'YOUR HANDS' !.

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PABLO NERUDA,THE POET AND HIS LOVE POEM, ‘YOUR HANDS’ !

PABLO NERUDA,The Chilean Poet and Diplomat,Is Unanimously Hailed As One Of The Greatest Poets Of Latin America In The 20th-Century.
Neruda took to poetry very early in life as he used to compose poetry while at school and was very much fortunate to be in touch of a lady school-principal who herself was to be awarded the Nobel-Prize For Literature,GABRIELA MISTRAL .She used to encourage the teenager Neruda to compose poems,despite the ruing fact that his father was almost against poetry writing.NERUDA WOULD COMPOSE POETRY UNDER A PSEUDONYM .In fact,the very name, PABLO NERUDA,is the pseudonym/pen-name of the poet who was born as Rafateli .

Neruda Got Wider Recognition When He Got His Collection Of Poems Published When He Was Just 20yrs. Old.The Title Of That Collection was, ‘TWENTY LOVE POEMS AND A SONG OF DESPAIR’.

Neruda Happened To Be A Rather Versatile Poet Who Was Both,A Romantic And A Realist Poet.
His Romantic Life Has Provided A Good Deal Of Fodder For His Poetry And He Is Unanimously Regarded As One Of The Greatest Poets Of Love In Modern World Literature!
His Employment Of Unique Imagery And Treatment Of Common Thematic Aspects Of Love,Is Simply Superb!

‘YOUR HANDS’ IS ONE SUCH LOVE-POEM OF NERUDA.
The Poet Through The Hands Of The Beloved,Recreates The Time Of Togetherness When The Lover And His Beloved Were Busy In Love-Making!
The Speaker,the lover is deeply missing his beloved as he is away from her .He brings back the fond memories of past when his beloved caressing him.He expresses the movement of her hands and the ‘Familiar Intimacy’ that her hands display.He also recalls the elements of surprise as to how her hands knew every limb of his body!
The Frenzied Motion And The Smoothness Involved Therein Make That Flight More Consumating and Memorable.The Lover Exactly Recalls The End Point Of The Flight Of Her Hands And That Is His Chest Where Both Of Her Hands Becalm As Two Wings Of A Bird Get Rest !
The Lover Imagines And Remembers Those Lovey-Dovey Times And Through Such Remembrance Finds Consolation And Has His Loneliness Compensated !

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DR. SALLY RIDE, THE FIRST AMERICAN WOMAN IN SPACE, DIED !

Dr. SALLY RIDE,The First American Female To Have Gone Into Space, has died.She was 61 and had been suffering from Pancreatic-Cancer For Over A Year !

Dr.SALLY RIDE was one of the members of ‘STS- 7’ Mission And Went Into Space Aboard The Shuttle, ‘CHALLENGER’ in 1983.
She Became The Second Female Astronaut In The World and The First Female In The United States To Do So!
A VERY REMARKABLE FEAT !
After 1983,DR.RIDE again went into the space for the second time in 1984.She was to go for third time,but,due to the crash of a space-shuttle ,the plan was abandoned for the time being!

Dr. SALLY RIDE also taught at the University of California,SAN DIEGO in the capacity of a Physicist and also as the director of Space-Research Center at that University.

DR.SALLY RIDE,since then had been doing charity as she was always doing something to wake up the young children,especially,the girl in raising their awarenes in Science n
Maths in order to make them interested in scientific discoveries and to boost them pick up such gender-challenging pursuits later in life.
The Institution that help them in this regard is ‘DR.SALLY RIDE SCIENCE’ !

US’ PRESIDENT,MR. OBAMA FONDLY REMEMBERED DR.RIDE AND TOLD SHE HAD FIRED INTEREST IN COUNTLESS PEOPLE,ESPECIALL GIRLS TO TAKE THE BEST OUT OF ONE’S LIFE!

Rest In Peace, SALLY !

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”A MAN CAN BE DESTROYED,BUT,NOT DEFEATED !” HAPPY B’DAY,ERNEST HEMINGWAY !

ERNEST HEMINGWAY,THE AMERICAN NOVELIST AND SHORT-STORY WRITER WAS BORN ON JULY’ 21, 1899 IN OAK-PARK,A SUBURB OF CHICAGO,IL,USA.
A childhood full of outdoor activities,like Fishing, Hunting, and other sports that were challenging and required masculinity ,HEMINGWAY’S WRITINGS ARE A WHOLE LOT DOCUMENTATION OF THESE OUTDOORS ALONG THE CENTRAL AXIS OF HEMINGWAY’S MOTIF OF THE GROWING SENSE OF DISILLUSIONMENT AMONGST THE MASSES,especially,THE YOUNG AND RAW YOUTHS IN POST-WAR AMBIENCE IN EUROPE AND AMERICA !

After having had his graduation from the high school,HEMINGWAY,who was merely 17,Started his career as a Journalist in the newspaper,KANSAS CITY STAR.
Hemingway remained a journalist most of his active life and he,in fact,had acknowledged the positive impact Journalism had had upon his style of writing!
He went to Europe as a War-Reporter for KANSAS CITY STAR n Later for TORONTO STAR to cover the two world wars n The Spanish Civil War.
He also volunteered as an ambulence driver ferrying the wounded from the battleground to the hospitals.

HEMINGWAY SPENT CONSIDERABLE AMOUNT OF TIME IN VARIOUS EUROPEAN CITIES,chiefly, PARIS,MADRID,PAMPLONA.

HEMINGWAY HAD GOT A FIRST HAND EXPERIENCE OF WAR AND ITS DEVASTATING IMPACTS,BOTH :PHYSICALLY AND PSYCHOLOGICALLY ON THE HUMANITY AT LARGE!
He worked as a Red Cross Volunteer As An Ambulance-Driver during the first world war and had observed the lasting debilitating effects on soldiers’ psyche .

‘THE SUN ALSO RISES’ or ‘FEISTA’ was his first important published work that tells the story of Expatriates Living In European Cities,chiefly Paris.
THE GENERAL THEME OF DISILLUSIONMENT IN POST WAR ERA IS A RECURRING FEATURE IN THREE OF HEMINGWAY’S BOOKS NAMELY , ”A FAREWELL TO ARMS” , ”FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS” and One Non-Fiction,”DEATH IN THE AFTERNOON”.

‘BULLFIGHTING’ OF SPAIN AND ‘SAFARI’ OF AFRICA were two of his fav. Interests that found resonance in his books.

Hemingway, during 1920s ,while living in Paris with his first wife(Richardson Hadley),met many stalwarts of Art n Literature like James Joyce, Ezra Pound,Gertrude Stein,Ford Maddox Ford,Pablo Picasso n the likes.

‘THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA’ was his most famous novel,rather novella that tells the story of an old man and his hardships and adventures of fishing.

HEMINGWAY GOT THE NOBEL PRIZE IN 1954.

HEMINGWAY USED TO EMPLOY A RATHER SIMPLE OR ‘STRIPPED-DOWN’ VERSION OF LANGUAGE, AND ,HE WOULD ALWAYS EFFECT ‘ECONOMY OF WORDS AND DICTION’.
This simple language of Hemingway’s works made an enormous impact on the way a novel ought to be written!
Hemingway Is Regarded As One Of The Most Influential Novelists Of 20’th-Century.

FOUR TIME MARRIED AND WITH MANY AFFAIRS ALONGSIDE,HEMINGWAY LED A RATHER COLORFUL LIFE.

During his last years of life, HEMINGWAY BATTLED BOUTS OF DEPRESSION AND HAD HAD HALLUCINATORY FEEL.
The Great Novelist Shot Himself on July’ 2, 1961 at the age of 62.

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