The protagonist in “Games of Twilight” by Anita Desai is Ravi. While playing hide-and-seek, Ravi does his best to hide from Raghu. He hides in an abandoned shed where he speculates about some of his worst fears such as snakes and spiders. Ravi has never won the game and after hiding for a long time, he emerges from the shed only to be called a fool by Raghu.
Raghu is the antagonist in the short story. He calls his younger brother, Manu, an idiot once he finds him. Also, Raghu arrogantly kicks Manu and calls Ravi a fool. Raghu’s actions make him seem like a bully.
The story is set in India in a family home that is characterized by a garage and an abandoned shed. A major theme in the story is that of...
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