Indra Sinha’s, Animal’s people, helps its readers to better understand the underlying strengths of the impoverished and marginalized in society. It builds a story centered on poverty and hardships faced by the people of a fictional village called Khaufpur. Khaufpur is an historical allusion to the tragedy of Bhopal, India, in which similar events actually took place. In the book’s final quote, “We are the people of the Apokalis. Tomorrow there will be more of us” (page 366), the book is finally focused
Animals People by Indra Sinha is a novel that mesmerize the reader right from the very first words which are, “I used to be human once” (1). He specifically and intentionally informs the reader right from the beginning that we shouldn’t indentify him as a human being. In other words, for us he is on the decline, but for him he is on the incline. Throughout the novel, Animal is always obsessed with sex. He does indeed have sexual organs but he can’t do anything. Animal feels like he is no longer
aspects of the people. Advanced infrastructure in both transport and communication sectors have been major driving factors in globalization. A lot of research conducted on this subject has shown that it has physically had negative
as both are based on the concept of ‘othering’. While post-colonialism tends to be people-centred, ecocriticism is nature-centred in its orientation. Although environmental justice is central to ecocriticism but the method of practicing it is still not well established. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines Environmental Justice as the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the d...
In Indra Sinha’s Animal’s People, he provides the reader with a fictional account of the Bhopal Disaster through the eyes of a deformed teenager in a fictional town named Khaufpor. This teenager calls himself ‘Animal’ because his deformity bent his spine to the point where he must walk on all fours, making him feel inhuman. With his mother and father dead, he accepts the name as his own and denies his own humanity. Although Animal tries to separate himself from his humanity because of the pain it