Questions tagged [arundhati-roy]

Questions about the works of Indian writer and political activist Arundhati Roy (born 1961), or her life as a writer. She is famous for her novel 'The God of Small Things'.

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Meaning of "Illimba", "mani" and "acuminus" in "The God of Small Things" by Arundhati Roy?

I'm reading The God of Small Things, a novel by Keralan author Arundhati Roy. She masterfully plays with words, sometimes transforming them, mimicking the way a seven year old would (the main ...
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Literary influences on Arundhati Roy, author of God of Small Things?

Is there any interview, essay etc. which mentions Arundhati Roy's literary influences? Or, is it possible to notice some influences just from reading The God of Small Things? I ask because I love to ...
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Why did Velutha hold a relatively high employment status for his social class?

In The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy, Velutha is a member of the "Untouchables" - the social class at the bottom of society. What I find slightly paradoxical is that he holds employment in ...