Analysis Of Chetan Bhava's 'Revolution 2020'

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realistic piece of compositing, ‘Revolution 2020’ offers nothing unusual or novel in rivalry between two friends vying for the affec- tion of a girl. The fiery out of the way activism of Raghav who wants to bring about a change in society through journalism, despite having graduated as an engineer, is a diversion from the despondency of Go- pal’s story, which is stronger and more rooted in real life. The charac- ter of Raghav can be described as the rarest of the rare ideal charac- ters from the novels of Chetan Bhagat, as almost all his characters do not show the idealism of traditional kind. Though a resident of a holy city, Varanasi who follows the path of an ideal social activist Raghav does not mind to have a girl friend with whom…show more content…
The characters of Aarti is painted as an ambiguous girl, though the daughter of a DM she appears to be quite insecure for she under- went the course of Air Hostess and later on joins a Five Star Hotel as care taker of hospitality part. Character wise Aarti is not unlike the female characters of the first three novels of Chetan Bhagat, who very easily compromise with the situation in order to indulge her in physical pleasure. If the novels of Chetan Bhagat should be considered as the realistic document of time and society it would be hard to locate a person in present day with the qualities of truth and honour. Aarti, the insecure one, gropes for the possibili- ties. Her character and her dealing with Raghav and Gopal remind the Eighteenth century coquette Belinda, from ‘The rape of the lock’ by Alexander Pope:
“Favors to none, to all her smile she extends, Off she rejects but never once she offends. Bright as the sun, her egos the gazers strike, And like the sun, they shine on all alike. If to her share some female errors may fall, Look on her face, and you will forget than
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For that reason,
Gopal was forced to stay at Kota: the Gateway of JEE and AIEEE; by his father, who for this purpose, further, increases the pile of debt on his head. Chetan Bhagat describes the life of a struggling student in
Kota, where initial few days are like hell before the final settlement at the place. The search for coaching centers, lodging and boarding, the kind of students who land at Kota, everything, have been described by Chetan Bhagat with minute detail. He includes the name of the maximum possible number of cities in this book. Raipur, Bhopal, Luc- know, Varanasi, Indore, Kota, Allahabad and the names of other cities come every now and then in the pages of the novel. It may be a kind of marketing strategy in part of the novelist because a reader from a particular place loves to come across with the name of his native city.
And the sale of the novel must have increased multiple times with the inclusion of the name and description of the Kota city as almost
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