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Kamala Surayya (1934–2009), Indian poet, novelist, and short story writer; also known by her pen name Madhavikutty and married name Kamala Das.

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Repetition of “smile” in Kamala Surayya's 'My Mother at Sixty-six'

In the poem 'My Mother at Sixty-six' by Kamala Surayya, the poet ends the "prose" saying all I did was smile and smile and smile.... There are various critical interpretations as to what does the ...