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Aspects of Postcolonialism and portrayal of resilience of the marginalized in Aravind Adiga’s novel The White Tiger

Dr.M. HEMA, Dr.T. Jayasudha.

Abstract
This paper aims at analyzing the postcolonial aspects in the novel, The White Tiger by Aravind
Adiga.The key aspects of Postcolonialism such as Orientalism, Diaspora, Hybridity and Postcolonial Feminism
are taken for the study. The theory and the concepts are applied to the character involved in the above mentioned
novel. The domination of the upper class, the suppression of the marginalized and the portrayal of modern India
is also picturised. Adiga’s characters Balram, Ashok Sharma and his wife Pinky Madam are examples of hybrid
identities, historical identities and diasporic identities and muticulturalism where identity is considered as an
important aspect in the postcolonial novels. Education for all, joblessness, difference in culture and the problems
faced, beliefs, social and economic disparities and many other problem faced by the society is depicted through
different characters. Government set-up, poverty, higher order system, academically corrupt system of education,
poor health services, plans of the government and its execution and how these forces collectively make the
underclass suffer which constitutes one side of India with poverty.

Key words: Postcolonialism,Orientalism,Diaspora,Modern India, Marginalised


 
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Dr.M. HEMA, Dr.T. Jayasudha. Aspects of Postcolonialism and portrayal of resilience of the marginalized in Aravind Adiga’s novel The White Tiger . JCR. 2020; 7(17): 1634-1637. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.17.207


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Dr.M. HEMA, Dr.T. Jayasudha. Aspects of Postcolonialism and portrayal of resilience of the marginalized in Aravind Adiga’s novel The White Tiger . JCR. 2020; 7(17): 1634-1637. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.17.207



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Dr.M. HEMA, Dr.T. Jayasudha. Aspects of Postcolonialism and portrayal of resilience of the marginalized in Aravind Adiga’s novel The White Tiger . JCR. (2020), [cited August 18, 2021]; 7(17): 1634-1637. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.17.207



Harvard Style

Dr.M. HEMA, Dr.T. Jayasudha (2020) Aspects of Postcolonialism and portrayal of resilience of the marginalized in Aravind Adiga’s novel The White Tiger . JCR, 7 (17), 1634-1637. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.17.207



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Dr.M. HEMA, Dr.T. Jayasudha. 2020. Aspects of Postcolonialism and portrayal of resilience of the marginalized in Aravind Adiga’s novel The White Tiger . Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (17), 1634-1637. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.17.207



Chicago Style

Dr.M. HEMA, Dr.T. Jayasudha. "Aspects of Postcolonialism and portrayal of resilience of the marginalized in Aravind Adiga’s novel The White Tiger ." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 1634-1637. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.17.207



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Dr.M. HEMA, Dr.T. Jayasudha. "Aspects of Postcolonialism and portrayal of resilience of the marginalized in Aravind Adiga’s novel The White Tiger ." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.17 (2020), 1634-1637. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.17.207



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Dr.M. HEMA, Dr.T. Jayasudha (2020) Aspects of Postcolonialism and portrayal of resilience of the marginalized in Aravind Adiga’s novel The White Tiger . Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (17), 1634-1637. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.17.207