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The Man-Eater of Malgudi Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Nataraj

The owner of a small printing press that is located in Malgudi, Nataraj is a father and a husband who is very much concerned with family affairs. At the start of the novel, Nataraj is a man obsessed with power. He enjoys his position as boss, so much so that he separates his press with a blue curtain, assuring that his customers will not see him lowered to a handyman position beneath Sastri. The blue curtain maintains his ego. Nataraj's blue curtain, as well as his ego, is slowly cast aside, and by the end of the book, Nataraj has lost the curtain and his ego. It is this change in character that qualifies the press owner as the only round character in The Man-eater of Malgudi.

Vasu

Vasu is a thick-necked strongman who runs a taxidermy business. He is well educated, traveled and experienced. Vasu moves into...

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