Indian Identity In The White Tiger

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Constructing Indian Identity through Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger Achyut Tilavat M-Phil Research Scholar, Gujarat, Saurashtra University, Rajkot (I have to paraphrase what is borrowed from other and cite reference) As Prof. K.R.S. Iyengar rightly opines; English has become ours: it is not less ours for being primarily the Englishman’s or the American’s; and Indo-Anglian literature too is our literature, the literature, which, with all its limitations, still taught us to be a new nation and a new people (8). Indian Writing in English emerged in India through colonization period under British Raj. British gave English language in heritage to India. After that Indian English Writers have started to write in English language and now it has totally become part of Indian Culture to write in English language as well as to speak. This paper examines how an Indian Identity is constructed in the works of Indian English Literature especially through Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger. The work of Adiga is depicting a new different dimension of the character that is Indian and how he has got success in his life as well as the current social scenario of the India through the medium of literature. If…show more content…
The servant rises in power by using the very nothingness he comes from as an advantage and addresses his agenda to China's premier. The narrator becomes something in not only Indian but also global society under the symbolic pseudonym of "The White Tiger" as he appeals to China and speaks with understanding of the United States and world economies. Despite a lack of formal education, he knows multiple religions and languages as well. The fact that the narrator is also a murderer is not excusable but shows the reader that the embrasure of nothingness in India is not fully possible at this

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