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Heat and Dust

Summary: Essay explores the themes in the novel "Heat and Dust" by Ruth Drawer Jhabvala.
Heat and Dust is a text that explores the ideas of acceptance and personal choice. Discuss this statement in relation to Olivia and the narrator's experiences in India.

The book, Heat and Dust by Ruth Drawer Jhabvala displays people with differing views of India in two time periods. Some accepting the culture and some not. Acceptance and personal choice is a reoccurring theme in the book and plays a significant role in Olivia's and the narrator's experiences in India.

In the novel, levels of society are apparent. This is shown in the manner in which the English behave towards the Indian servants in 'Heat and Dust'. ( Pg 27 `...Olivia saw that one of the slovenly servants had come in, wearing slovenly shoes... and of course it was a mark of disrespect for a servant to enter the room with shoes on, Douglas would never have allowed it to...

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