To what extent does race, caste and religion become important in Roy's The God of Small Things? The themes of the novel.

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The elements you have highlighted are inextricably intertwined with the themes of the novel. Note how one of the central plot elements, the affair between Ammu and Velutha, breaks so many taboos. One of the interesting stylistic aspects of Roy's writing in this great novel is her use of repetition of set phrases. One of these phrases that is echoed throughout the novel is first found at the end of Chapter 1 when the narrator...

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