The God of Small Things
The God of Small Things
by Arundhati Roy

The God of Small Things Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The History House
Pappachi's Moth
Rahel's Watch
Paradise Pickles and Preserves
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Epigraph?
What's Up With the Ending?
Tough-o-Meter
Plot Analysis
Booker's Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Tragedy
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Brief Summary
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Chapter 21
Characters
Rahel
Rahel Timeline
Esthappen
Esthappen Timeline
Ammu
Ammu Timeline
Baby Kochamma
Baby Kochamma Timeline
Sophie Mol
Velutha
Chacko
Mammachi
Pappachi (Shri Benaan John Ipe)
Margaret Kochamma
Joe
Baba
Kochu Maria
Comrade K.N.M. Pillai
Vellya Paapen
Kuttapen
Inspector Thomas Mathew
The Orangedrink Lemondrink Man
"Urumban"
Lenin
Latha
Mr. Kurien Maathen
Father Mulligan
Reverend E. John Ipe/ Punnyan Kunju
Aleyooty Ammachi
Larry McCaslin
Dr. Verghese Verghese
Miss Mitten
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Family
Family Quotes
Society and Class
Society and Class Quotes
Versions of Reality
Versions of Reality Quotes
Memory and the Past
Memory and the Past Quotes
Guilt and Blame
Guilt and Blame Quotes
Innocence
Innocence Quotes
Love
Love Quotes
Fear
Fear Quotes
Identity
Identity Quotes
Mortality
Mortality Quotes
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Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
So That’s Why He Drives Such a Big Car
So That’s Why He Drives Such a Big Car Flashcards
So That’s Why He Drives Such a Big Car True or False
He Created All the Same Stuff the Regular God Created, But in Miniature
He Created All the Same Stuff the Regular God Created, But in Miniature Flashcards
He Created All the Same Stuff the Regular God Created, But in Miniature True or False
Study Questions
Essay