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    Velutha of Small Things The small, more trivial things in life are more often than not eschewed, and because of this they are left to find a safe haven in furtive localities similar to “History House” or the river. Being the watch keeper of these small things can be good as well as bad, as shown through Velutha’s ultimate fate. In the novel “The God of Small Things”, Arundhati Roy shows the minute details that fill her characters' lives and furnish the dwellings that cannot protect them. Not only

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    theirs lives are actually controlled by the foreigners and theoretically, they are properties of the foreign ruler. I think that colonial rule will create inferiority complex among the colonized people. Evidences can be found in the book "The God of Small Things". The book is set in India. India was defeated by Britain many centuries ago and then became a British colony. During the colonial rule which lasted for more than a century, the British helped to develop India and hence, raise the living standard

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    Response to A God Of Small Things One of the main themes in Arundhati Roy's A God Of Small Things is discrimination in the caste system. Roy tells the story of the hardships faced by the Untouchables, the lowest caste in the caste system. Technically, the Untouchables are not even in the caste system because to put them in the same system as the other four castes would be offensive to the rest of them. Another theme in this novel is forbidden love. These two themes, discrimination in the caste system

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    Chapter 4: Overview of the Novel The God Of Small Things Arundhati Roy (24th November 1961) is one of the woman Indian English Novelists who took the world with a storm. She entered the literary sphere with The God Of Small Things published in 1997, and this novel won her the Man Booker Prize for Fiction. The publication of The God of Small Things catapulted Roy to international fame. Her writings generally reflect man– woman relationship, human desire, longing, body, gender discrimination, marginalization

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    The God of Small Things by Roy Arundhati centers around one Syrian Christian family in Ayemenem, India. In India a system of hierarchy, that dates back to ancient culture, still influences exclusion and discrimination in society. In the caste system, the Varna system breaks up into four main groups which are Hindus( Priests) Kshatriyas ( Warriors & Kings) Vaishyas ( Merchants) and Sudras( Who are workers and laborers). Outside of the system are the Untouchables, who are excluded and not considered

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    The god of small things - booktalk script I read a book from India called “The god of small things”. I thought I would start off by talking a bit about the author’s background. The author of this book is a woman named Arundhati Roy and she grew up in south India which is where story of this book is set. “The god of small things “ was published in 1997 and is actually her first book. Arundhati Roy is a political activist and openly speaks about her stance on social and political issues in India

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    Untouchable is illegal, and this act which is rebellious against the society’s custom relieves Ammu’s stress from being blocked by the society. As the last scene of the novel describes, the relationship between Ammu and Velutha makes them the God of small things, as they turn away from the big society’s limits. Unfortunately, Velutha’s father Vellya Paapen reveals their relationship to Mammachi, who decides

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    Introduction Arundhati Roy is an Indian novelist, activist and a world citizen. She became famous when her first novel The God of Small Things won the Booker Prize in 1997. Arundhati Roy has brought the issue of untouchability before the world through “The God of Small Things”. In this novel Arundhati has depicted the conflict that is not taking place between Touchable Hindus and untouchables, but it’s between Syrian Christians and untouchables. It shows that untouchables are not only facing suffering

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    The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy In The God of Small Things the twin’s mother, Ammu, breaks the laws that lay down ‘who should be loved, and how and how much’ when she has an affair with Velutha (an Untouchable). A relationship with an Untouchable is inconceivable in India, even today, as a woman would be expelled from her Caste if she were to carry out such an undignified act. Before this occurs Ammu is already frowned upon for being a divorced woman, a common view in Indian society

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    Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things

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    society with special reference to women. The novel throws light on some important things of life like how love is always associated with sadness, how a person’s childhood experiences affect his/her perspectives and whole life. The novel shows the ugly face of people and society as a whole, a vivid description of the black and sarcastic world especially with reference to women that dwells around us. The God of small thins highlights the position of women folk in India. It presents before us the constant

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