Topic: Salient aspects of Art forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.
1. How far the recent discoveries are capable in changing the older perspective of Indus Valley Civilisation? Discuss.(250 Words)
Why this question:
The question aims to discuss the impact of recent discoveries with respect to the Indus valley civilisation and vis-à-vis the changing perspectives.
Key demand of the question:
One must discuss the changing perspectives owing to the discoveries related to the past IVC.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
In brief discuss the significance of the IVC.
One must highlight the fact that history is all about building perspectives and the perspectives are always based upon evidences and thus the changing opinions about a place.
Highlight the recent excavations, evidences that have been revealed.
Discuss in what way they have led to changed and better understanding of the IVC.
Also highlight the specific challenges that are faced in materializing such findings.
Conclude on a positive note that history at times needs to be put to multiple trials to understand the real truth.