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    The cousin is presented as quite a complex character in some respects. He comes across as a bit of a drifter, someone without a job or any obvious means of support; he is something of a social...

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    In Chapter One, we learn that Jagan is a very religious man who offers prayers to Lakshmi every morning. He lives by the adage "Conquer taste, and you will have conquered the self.' When Jagan's...

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    In The Vendor of Sweets, the generation gap between father and son strains their relationship. When Mali speaks reproachfully to his father that “Oh, these are not the days of your ancestors”...

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    Grace is Jagan's half-American and half-Korean daughter-in-law. She tries very hard to assimilate to Indian culture and to have a good relationship with her father-in-law, Jagan. One of the first...

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    The collision between tradition and modernity can be seen in the opposition of Jagan and Mali. I think that it's clear that Mali represents the more modern approach to things. He is more inclined...

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    The relationship between the Jagan and Mali in The Vendor of Sweets is not a very strong one. Part of the reason for this is cultural. Jagan represents the traditionalist values of Indian...

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    Hello! Narayan's The Vendor of Sweets is situated in the 60s in post-independence India, and can be analyzed as post-colonial writing in terms of its main themes: 1) The generational gap between...

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    I think that there are a couple of characters towards whom immediate attention has to be paid in understanding Narayan's novel. The first would be Jagan, who is the "vendor of sweets." His role...

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    The short story "The Vendor of Sweets" by R.K. Narayan revolves around an intelligent man named Jagan. He is a creator and merchant who sells sweet treats. The quality of his sweets is not...

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