Midnight's Children Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Knees And Nose
NoseWith the number of times that Saleem mentions noses, you'd think he was talking about Pinocchio or Dumbo. We first hear about noses with Aadam Aziz and Tai's. Tai tells Aadam: "That's a nose to...
What is the deal with the spittoon? What is it, and what's it used for in the first place? The first part is easy: a spittoon is a pot for holding spit. Yep. It was even popular in the United State...
The Perforated Sheet
It begins here. The sheet is Saleem's once upon a time, his in the beginning. After all, he wouldn't be here if it wasn't for a perforated sheet. He says so himself: … the dream of that holey, mu...
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