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Untouchable Friends
Price: Free! Words: 34,290. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Essay » Sociology
In the 1970s Baya and other children in the Rajasthan desert region worked as sweepers at houses, where they were treated as untouchables. Although outsiders kept away from them, they enjoyed each others company, being good friends. Feudal attitudes influenced the life of all the sweeper families. The book also deals with death rites, Ganga water rites, Chandals and the meaning of outcasting.
Ready Reference Treatise: Untouchable
Series: Ready Reference Treatises ยท Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Once, Mulk Raj Anand’s aunt had a meal with a Muslim woman. Consequently, she was declared an outcaste by his family. The incident highly inspired Mulk Raj Anand for writing this novel.