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The Postmaster is an account of a city-reproduced young fellow compelled to live in a far-off town. Need drove him to spend his nights in the organization of a basic vagrant young lady Ratan. 

The Postmaster brief tale is about an anonymous postmaster who was transferred to a remote mail center in a little country Indian town. The town was close to a manufacturing plant, and the proprietor of the production line where Brits. The postmaster was from the tremendous city of Calcutta and feels awkward in such a far-off provincial town. The mail center appears to contain just two rooms: the actual workplace, and the postmaster's living quarters made of a covered shed close to a stale lake orbited by thick foliage. 

The laborers in the close by manufacturing plant were so occupied with their work that they have no opportunity to make kinship with anybody. Moreover, they were a bad organization for a fair society. furthermore, individuals from Calcutta were not especially great at mingling. They give off an impression of being self-important or awkward. Regardless, the postmaster had not had many friends, and he doesn't have numerous exercises to keep him involved. 

Sporadically he attempted to compose a touch of verse. The rustic scene motivated the sort of cheerful verse he looked to make. However, the postmaster is uninterested in the scene and would be cheerful in the event that it was supplanted by a cleared street and various tall structures. His compensation was not perfect; thus, he needed to prepare his own food and would impart his dinners to Ratan - a vagrant young lady of the town. She did unspecialized temp jobs for the Postmaster. At night, when the town was loaded up with engaging sights and sounds, the postmaster lights his light and called for Ratan. 

Ratan, who has been sitting tight for the daily call, ordinarily finds out if she has without a doubt been called. She then, at that point, regularly gets the fire going required for cooking. The postmaster advises her to stand by till he smokes his line, which Ratan generally lights for him. The postmaster used to converse with Ratan while smoking. He got some information about her initial life which She wanted to impart to him. The postmaster himself reviews his home, his mom, and his sister and examines them with Ratan. 

She used to refer to the Postmaster as  Dada signifying senior sibling. She complied with her lord. The postmaster showed her how to peruse. Ratan starts to find out about twofold consonants. They foster an obligation of trust and companionship. They have feasts together and Ratan gets little things done for the postmaster. 

At some point, the postmaster becomes sick because of the showers of the time. Ratan dealt with him like a mother when he was debilitated. She sat adjacent to him the entire evening during the time until he was relieved totally. The Postmaster chose to apply for an exchange back to Calcutta. His application to move gets dismissed, in this way, he leaves the work. At last, the opportunity arrived when our postmaster chose to get back to his city. Ratan was profoundly harmed yet didn't communicate it. She requested that he take her with him to his city. He chuckled at her solicitation. While leaving he offered her his whole compensation yet Ratan denied it and took off crying. The good thought made her cry! She meandered about the mail center with tears streaming down her cheeks. Unfortunate Ratan! Her fondness was not responded to. Toward the end, Ratan gets heartbroken to realize that her lord left her for eternity.


In this brief tale; 'The Postmaster' we see the distinction between a city man's expressions of warmth and a little kid from the town. Ratan is straightforward, legitimate, and trusting. The Postmaster, then again, is illustrative of most city individuals: calculative, manipulative, devious, and apathetic towards the things he finds of no result, similar to the fondness of an unskilled rustic young lady, Ratan. Tagore closes the story with a vacant inclination in Ratans and the peruser's heart. Ratan is hallucinating. She engages in the bogus expectation that the postmaster would return and remove her with him. We feel for her since she has really been given to the postmaster in each regard. She didn't merit being abandoned in Ulapur. It was to be sure extremely barbarous on the postmaster's part to not interpret Ratan's actual affections for him. He re-awakens old animosities by offering her cash and talking about her to his substitution. Notice that in the last piece of the story, when the postmaster pronounces to Ratan that he was disappearing never to return, the symbolism of an opening in the roof on the covered hovel trickling water into an earthen pot. The delegate of the devastation was to come to Ratan. There is a notice of a faintly consuming light emblematic of the darkening of the connection between Ratan and the postmaster. It could likewise address the keep-going piece of trust on Ratan's part where she believes on the off chance that the postmaster was getting back to Calcutta, he would take her with him. As far as he might be concerned, she was only a youngster from an unfortunate foundation, not to be viewed in a serious way. In any case, she viewed him in a serious way and became destroyed due to her adoration

The Postmaster


Mir Hassan said...

Excellent work for students of all English language and literature....

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