Facets of life and society as depicted in Pillaitamizh literature

International Research Journal of Tamil

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Title Facets of life and society as depicted in Pillaitamizh literature
 
Creator Balganesh, Meenakshi
 
Subject Pillaitamizh
Stages of child growth
Short literary forms in Tamil
Child psychology
 
Description Pillaitamizh is a unique, short literary work in Tamil which stands out amidst the multiple short literary formats in Tamil language. Gods, Goddesses, Kings, Queens, nobles or learned teachers are personified as small children and the poetical work is structured as ten stages of growth starting from the first month after birth to about ten to twelve years of age. This format of poetry not only depicts the various beauties and nuances of Tamil language but also reflects upon the way of family life, different aspects of scientific thoughts, religious and philosophical norms, formats of worship, the psychology of the mother and the child to name a few. Some of these features are highlighted in this article and the conclusion that this is a complete and unique poetic structure par excellence is arrived at.
 
Publisher IOR PRESS
 
Date 2021-04-24
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://irjt.iorpress.org/index.php/irjt/article/view/279
10.34256/irjt21s12
 
Source International Research Journal of Tamil; Vol. 3 No. S-1 (2021): Volume 3, Issue S-1, Year 2021; 9-18
2582-1113
10.34256/irjt21s1
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://irjt.iorpress.org/index.php/irjt/article/view/279/109
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Meenakshi Balganesh
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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