Vol. 5, Issue 6 (2019)
Toru Dutt and Sarojini Naidu Blended
Author(s): Dr. Deepa
Abstract: Sarojini Naidu, ‘The Nightingale of India’ (Feb. 13, 1879 – March 2, 1949) and a great devotee of the Hinduism, Toru Dutt (March 4, 1856 – August 30, 1877) occupy prerogative place in Indo – Anglian poetry. Toru Dutt in her short span of life founded Indo – Anglian poetry on firm footing and established tradition which were persuaded by Sarojini Naidu. As interpreter of Indian life and as a landscapist Toru Dutt directed the path of Sarojini Naidu. Sarojini Naidu, an eminent personality is treasured in the memory of every Indian. As a politician, nationalist leader, poet activist for women’s rights orator and celebrity, she was certainly one of the most memorable mighty Indian Woman. Both Sarojini Naidu and Toru Dutt are distinguished artists in their own sphere. Toru Dutt is superior to Sarojini Naidu in narrative and descriptive poetry, whereas the latter enjoys an inevitable place in Indo – Anglian lyrical poetry. Toru Dutt’s poetry is characterized by simplicity, lucidity expression and an easy and graceful style. Her diction is opt. mark simplicity of style and aptness of diction. Sarojini Naidu’s poetic style has lyrical spontaneity and rapidity of movement and is characterized by radiant and colourful diction. Both Sarojini Naidu and Toru Dutt are superb in their respective spheres.