The God of Small Things Symbols & Objects

Arundhati Roy
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The Love Laws

The Love Laws are the responsibilities one has to one’s family and community. One must only love within marriage and within one’s religion. One also has an obligation to help one’s family when needed and be loyal to them. The Love Laws are broken in many ways by the family. They marry outside their religion and without the consent of their parents. Ammu and Velutha have an illicit affair. Estha and Rahel finally come together after their long absence by committing incest.

The Skyblue Plymouth

Pappachi buys the Plymouth after he is forbidden by Chacko to abuse his wife. No one else is even allowed to go inside it. After his death, Chacko takes it over and uses it to carry a garish advertisement for the pickle factory, “Emperors of the Realm of Taste.” After Chacko leaves for Canada, Baby Kochamma...

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