Questions and Answers for "The God of Small Things" by Arundhati Roy
Answer:Roy leads the readers to the small things in the big Indian society which is concerned with the caste system, political associations and social laws. Velutha is presented as the God of Small Things in the novel. In the novel, he is also presented with the names like an Untouchable, Paravan, The God of Loss and The God of Goose Bumps and Sudden Smiles.
Velutha is the upholder of the world of sacred, …show more content…
4. Question: How does the river that flows through Ayemenem in 1969 differ from the river in 1992? What is its importance in the lives and histories of the two families and in the twins' childhood?
Answer: The river that flows through Ayemenem in 1969 was natural and pure which used to combine two hearts, especially Velutha and Ammu’s hearts, but in 1992 this river changed to polluted river with lots of chemicals and other dirty stuff which can pollute the river. The river of 1969 plays important role in joining people but it also plays role to break the society’s laws. Also, it can be seen as a tragic river.
The river shows two different social classes and societies. One is about the untouchables and higher classes and the other one is about Indian society and