The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

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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...

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Velutha is a protagonist in Arundhati Roy's God of Small Things. through the character of Velutha, Roy has made an attempt to bring out the inequalities in the Indian caste system. in spite of a skilled person, he is treated as an inferior only because he takes a birth into a family which is considered to untouchable. being a low caste child, he is forced by the society to take an education into a school made for the children of low caste society.

with the help of Velutha's character, the novelist has tried to unveil the sufferings, pain and insult of several Velutha's born in the Indian low caste families. how in Indian society caste of a person plays a significant role that is highlighted by the novelist with the help of Velutha's character.