Paper Reading Competition - 2016

The paper reading competition was held on 19th December, 2016 at 10:55 am. Farida Chawala was the anchor for the event. She introduced the presenters of the day and welcomed the judge Dr. Paresh Joshi, Associate Professor, Christ College. The presenters were allowed to speak for maximum 10 minutes. The first presenter was Ms. Radhika Parekh from SY BA. Her topic was comparative study of a literary text and a movie. According to Ms. Parekh the movie is more appealing than the text as one can see the characters live and feel more connected to them. It is tough to understand or relate to the exact emotion by just reading a text and imagining the state of emotions. The second presenter was Ms. Vinita Hariyani from SY BA. Her topic was influence of peer group in an individual’s life. She stated that it is very important for parents to teach their kids their gender roles as in how to behave with the opposite gender. Her research says that majority of the group are not gender biased. The peers can lead you to indulge into activities like smoking, drinking liquor, etc. Study shows that interaction is reciprocal more by boys. She concluded that every individual must try not to lose his/her individuality by the peer pressure. The third presenter of the day was Mr. Saurabh singh from TY BA. His topic was emerging trends in popular Indian fiction. It has adapted various trends since independence like translation and transcreation, dalit literature, feminist literature, diaspora writing, etc. examples of some of the great works in popular Indian fiction are SHIVA TRILOGY: immortals of Meluha by Amish Tripathi, CHANAKYA CHANTS by Ashwin Sanghi, The Village by the Sea by Anita Desai.

The competition got over at 11:45 am. Dr. Paresh Joshi declared the winners of the competition. The results are as follows:

  • 1. Saurabh Singh, TYBA
  • 2. Radhika Parekh , SYBA
  • 3. Vinita Hariyani , SYBA
Paper Reading Competititon-2016
Paper Reading Competititon-2016
Paper Reading Competititon-2016
Paper Reading Competititon-2016

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