In The God of Small Things, discuss Velutha's character in detail.  

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Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things characterizes Velutha as “The God of Loss” and “The God of Small Things.” Living in a social setting where the “Big Things” (such as social positions and political connections) prevail, Velutha is viewed as a “Small Thing” or an “untouchable.” Regardless of his status in the society, Velutha exudes incessant generosity when he shares small gifts (love and compassion) with various characters in this story, including Ammu, Estha, and Rahel, hence wins the title “The God of Small Things.” In a society plagued with social injustices and cruelty, Velutha shows unconditional love. In the name of sympathy and love, however, Velutha loses a lot from these small gifts he advances to other people, and this earns him the title “The God of Loss.” His love for Ammu makes him lose his job and ultimately his life.

Arundhati Roy's novel uses Velutha's character to discuss the stigma of untouchability. Velutha, a Paravan, belongs to the...

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