Postcolonialism In A Passage To India

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A Postcolonial view of A Passage to India

"But nothing in India is identifiable, the mere asking of a question causes it to disappear or to merge into something else". ( CH.8.P.83) A Passage to India is a novel that is written by the English author Edward Morgan Forster. The novel represents the relationship between the British and the Indians in India especially, in Chandrapore that sets in the colonial space. There are many situations where there are many differences in representing the British and the Indians in this city.

The novel describes the setting of the place that is Chandrapore, which is a fictional city that is chosen because it represents different cultures and religions. It is divided into two geographical
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For example, they invite the two ladies Mrs. Moore and Adela to the Bridge Party in order to give them a chance to see India and its people in a different way than most people represent it. The two English ladies have the desire to explore and to see the real India and Indians who represent as silence, but unfortunately in the Bridge Party is failed to connect the east with the west. The Indians in the bridge party refuse to shake the English ladies ' hands, and the novel represents how the British people making fun of the Indians when they attempt to be like the English in the way they dress, and they will not accept them as…show more content…
But actually all the relationships in the story are destroyed in the British Imperialism between Mr.Moore and her son who doesn 't want to treat Indians in a pleasant way, also the relationship between Adela and Ronny, and. The last ride indicates the impossibility of the relationship between Mr. Fielding and Dr. Aziz because it is not a personal issue, but because they are under the British colonialism 's control. It is impossible to keep any relationship in India because any basis in any relationship is based on equality and justice, and they lack them in India. "But the horses didn 't want it – they swerved apart; the earth didn 't want it …they didn 't want it, they said in their hundred voices, "No, not yet," and the sky said, "No, not there." (CH.37.P.292)

In the end, A Passage to India is a novel that represents the British colonialism in India. It also represents the different situation that we can see how the Indians are different from the British there. In my opinion, the relationship between the Indians and British will not vanish or destroyed if they are in a different place and in a different

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