A Suitable Boy Setting & Symbolism

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Hinduism

Hinduism is the religion of a majority of the people of India.

Muslim

A Muslim is a person whose religion is Islam, a large minority of the people of India.

The Gold Medals

Awards given to Mrs. Rupa Mehra, the gold medals are precious mementos of her late husband.

The Ganga

The Ganga is a sacred river of India.

The Tanning Pits

The tanning pits are a foul smelling place where leather is cured before going to leather craft establishments.

Holi

One of the religious holidays of Hinduism, Holi is celebrated by splashing people with bright colored water.

Brogues

Brogues are the shoes favored by Haresh because they represent British superiority to him.

Twelfth Night

The Shakespearean play Twelfth Night is produced by the university and Lata plays the part of Olivia.

The Cawnpore Leather & Footwear Company

The first company Haresh works for that brings him to...

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