How does Salman Rushdie reflect postcolonial elements in Midnight's Children?
I think that the post-colonial struggle for identity is what Saleem endures throughout the novel. In this light, there is much in way of post-colonialism in the work. Saleem is an interesting post-colonial character in that he is born at the precise moment when post-colonialism in India emerges. Yet, his narrative is traced back to a time when colonialism is in full force. This means that post-colonialism has a...
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