The God of Small Things Essay | Essay

Arundhati Roy
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The God of Small Things: Lessons of History

Summary: Examines aspects of time and space in Arundhathi Roy's The God of Small Things. Explores Roy's use of irony and a timeless, spaceless dimension. Provides a brief plot summary.
Time and space have always posed a threat to all creative artists. To move with time is the easiest way. To move back and forth is also not impossible. But to be timeless and space less- this is the real challenge. Yet any artist worthy of his vocation has in one way or another tried to resolve this riddle. How far he has succeeded is the real test of his genius. It does not simply mean neglecting the concept of linear time. Rather, it is all about a timeless and universal appeal of the human element the work contains.

The author of The God of Small Things is, at the very outset it is clear, very keen on not being held up by the question of time. The novel is set in a timeless and, one dares suggest, spaceless dimension. The subtle irony in the introduction of the...

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