Summary Of Anand's A Passage To India

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Coolie it was broadly adulated by the perusers and the commentators alike. The ubiquity of the novel can be judged by the way that the novel has been converted into more than thirty eight dialects. Some call it an 'epic of wretchedness, ' others call it an "odyssey" of a Coolie. Anand himself calls it a Whiteman ballad 'section to India ' V.S. Pritchett lauds it as a political novel of high request. Ananad calls this novel a whiteman 's lyric, 'A Passage to India ' not for its wonderful quality but rather for its picaresque nature. It moves from slopes to the plain, town to city from the north toward the west and again toward the north. Anand needs to appear in all its differed subtleties, that abuse is same all over the place. It is not the religion, race or rank but rather just money and class that matter. They all endeavor poor people.
Anand is concerned with the capitalist nature of the white characters that belong to the class of oppressors. Edward Burra, a well known critic says,
The English occur only as minor characters and are described mostly with an inclination to caricature in fact precisely as they must appear to Indian eyes. It would have been false to Anand’s purpose to describe them otherwise.(Dhawn ed.82).
A.S. Desan, in his essay, ‘’Anand’s Art of Fiction; A journey into existential Humanism’’ analyses the cause of Munoo’s exploitation. He says,
Munoo ‘s plight in Coolie is a symbol of societal negation of life, love and natural affection. Death
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