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Nectar in a Sieve Character Descriptions

Kamala Purnaiya Taylor
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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Arjun - This character is the first-born son of the main character.

Biswas - This character is the moneylender in town and always seems to have enough resources.

Ira - This character is given in an arranged marriage and afterward returned home for failing to produce children.

Irawaddy - This character is the first-born child of the main character.

Kali - This character helps the main character through the birth of the first child, as well as by cleaning the main character's house until the main character is sufficiently recovered to...

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