A State of Freedom Quotes

Neel Mukherjee
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More than twenty years of life in the academic communities of the East Coast of the USA had defanged him of the easy Indian ability to bark at people considered as servants.
-- Narration (Part I)

Importance: This quotation points out the idea that the man in Part I has become disconnected from indian culture due to the fact that he has lived for decades in the united States. This dynamic introduces themes of displacement, culture, and society into the overall thematic thrust of the novel.

Aren’t you ashamed to send this little girl out in this heat so many time?...And you, a big, able, pampered man, standing here, giving orders.
-- The Man (Part II)

Importance: This is something that the man in Part II said to his father years before the main narrative of Part II. The man stands staunchly against Indian cultural principles that promote abuse and inconsideration from employers towards servants. The man's parents appear...

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