The Painter of Signs Setting

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Malgudi

Malgudi is the main setting of the novel. It is a fictional town in India, invented by the author, which the author uses as the setting for many of his other works of fiction, meaning that minor characters in this novel also appear elsewhere in the author’s body of work. Malgudi is an urban location, in contrast to the rural locations visited by Daisy and Raman later in the novel: as such, it is more advanced in progressive political attitudes as shown by the opening of the Family Planning Clinic.

Raman’s Home

Raman’s home is frequently a site of tension in the novel: first because Raman often feels irritated by his Aunt while at home and stifled by the attention that he pays to her; later because Raman and his Aunt have an irrevocable disagreement about whether his Aunt will continue to live there with...

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