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A Study on Arundhati Roy’S Novel ‘The God of Small Things’ |

Shakti Vashisht, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things is apolysemic novel which can be interpreted at several levels. It may be said thatthe novel is a satire on politics attacking specifically the Communistestablishment. It may be treated as a family saga narrating the story of fourgenerations of a Christian family. It may also be treated as a novel havingreligious overtones: One may also call it a protest novel which is subversiveand taboo-breaking.