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by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

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  • Heat and Dust
    I think that two symbols of the novel can come from the title, itself. The "heat" that is present can be symbolic of the oppressive heat in India or the heat that exists between people in...

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  • Heat and Dust
    I think that a major theme in Jhabvala's work would have to be how physical separation can give rise to emotional liberation. In both narratives, Olivia and the narrator have to make a fundamental...

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