Rasa, which is a very important term for this play, is defined by the Indian painter Das as being:
...what you must feel when you see a painting, or hear music; it is the emotion which the artist must arouse in you.
The significance of rasa in this play highlights the importance of art as a central theme of Indian Ink . This is a play which discusses the centrality of art as an expression of human life and culture, and in particular, as the conflict between Indian culture and English culture is elaborated, the idea that it is only English culture that has produced good works...
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