Revitalizing Polemics Through Exile Testimonio in the Select Poems of Jacinta Kerketta

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Dr. L. Santhosh Kumar
Joshy Mathew


Exile Testimonio induces a unique frame of mind, the dynamics of which necessitate close examination. Collective sorrow, displacement, and trauma are preserved in the texts of exile testimonio. They recall the past and use that information to imagine or describe their ideal house. De-territorialization provides communities of exile Testimonio with a wellspring of fresh ideas. Historically, people have associated the idea of home with a certain country or region. The emergence of exile testimonio is a strong indication that the notion of home has expanded beyond its traditional one-dimensional and geographical confines. Members feel they have a duty to work together to protect and improve the places they call home. People in any society will always need to rely on one another to fulfill their various requirements. The issue of land alienation has been made worse by incomplete and unreliable land records in a complete state. Since the tribal people tend to be quite trustworthy in both their informal and formal interactions and since they are often deeply in debt, they are often the ones who alienate their land. Tribes have always been marginalized due to the economic interests of more powerful groups. It is important to keep in mind that tribes are embedded inside Indian society, making the issues of purposefully altering or modernizing Indian society broadly relevant to them as well. Tribes had near-total dominion over Forest Land and its fruitful resources prior to independence.


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Dr. L. Santhosh Kumar, and Joshy Mathew. “Revitalizing Polemics Through Exile Testimonio in the Select Poems of Jacinta Kerketta”. The Creative Launcher, vol. 8, no. 5, Oct. 2023, pp. 34-45, doi:10.53032/tcl.2023.8.5.04.
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