A Passage to India by E. M. Forster

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Discuss Forster's portrayal of Indian society in A Passage to India. 

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Much of the focus of the novel is on the educated Muslim class, as represented by Aziz and his closest social circle. However, overall the novel provides quite a comprehensive picture of Indian society. The other major religion of India, Hinduism, is also well-represented with several characters, most notably the enigmatic Professor Godbole. The first part of the novel is titled 'Mosque', indicating the focus on Aziz and his circle; the final section is called ‘Temple’ where the focus shifts to Godbole presiding over a riotous Hindu festival.

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