The White Tiger - Section 6 Summary & Analysis

Aravind Adiga
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“The Fourth Night”, Part 2 - pp. 128 – 145. At one point, Balram takes Mr. Ashok and Pinky Madam to the shopping mall, and notices that Mr. Ashok comes out wearing a particular kind of T-shirt. Balram also notices that people in sandals (i.e. poorer people) are not allowed into the mall. This, Balram says, led him to a dangerous experiment: he purchases a T-shirt of the sort worn by Mr. Ashok and, wearing the T-shirt and a pair of shoes, manages to get into the mall and have a look around. He makes it back to the car before Mr. Ashok and Pinky Madam, both exhilarated and angered at the wealth and waste he found there.

Some time later, on the day of Pinky Madam’s birthday, Ashok gets Balrato to dress as a maharajah (i.e. Indian prince), and serve dinner to him and...

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