The God of Small Things
The God of Small Things Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory
Sometimes, there’s more to Lit than meets the eye.
The History House
OK, just to clear things up, there are two different versions of the History House in the novel, one metaphorical and one literal.The first is the imaginary house that Chacko uses as a metaphor for...
Pappachi's moth takes on several meanings in the novel. On the most basic level, it refers to the insect Pappachi discovers one day and believes to be a yet-undiscovered species. This is the big mo...
As a child, Rahel wears a toy wristwatch: [The wristwatch] had the time painted on it. Ten to two. One of her ambitions was to own a watch on which she could change the time whenever she wanted to...
Paradise Pickles and Preserves
Along with Rahel's watch, Mammachi's pickle factory can be viewed as another symbol of the freezing of time. The whole purpose of pickling and preserving is to take something with a short shelf lif...
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