What do you learn from the astrologers perception of human ties it is a story of r.k. narayan

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“The Astrologer’s Day,” by R.K. Narayan is an interesting story--not because of the surprise twist because a perceptive reader figures it out ahead of time. It’s interesting because of what we learn about the astrologer based upon his observations and his behavior. He is observant enough that he can make...

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“The Astrologer’s Day,” by R.K. Narayan is an interesting story--not because of the surprise twist because a perceptive reader figures it out ahead of time. It’s interesting because of what we learn about the astrologer based upon his observations and his behavior. He is observant enough that he can make a living based upon recognizing the things that his customers want to be true. In this way he is able to “cheat” them out of their money. So he’s shrewd too. However, he is also a hypocrite. He thinks nothing of taking their money based upon false words, but he is truly offended when the “stranger”, whom he once left for dead, cheats him out of a profit.

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