CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON ARAVIND ADIGA’S THE WHITE TIGER

G. S. Pavan Kumar Assistant Prof ssor in En!"is# Prasa$ V Pot"uri Si$$#art#a Institut of T %#no"o!& Kanuru' Vi(a&a)a$a. Conta%t* +,+-.+++/-01 2avan!o""a3oti4!mai".%om India known for its rich culture and heritage has its own darker side that hinders and going to hinder our nation from evolving into a super power. It is a well accepted naked truth that we don’t even have safe drinking water, proper sanitation but we have better entrepreneurs in millions. India does have class and caste system where the higher dominates the lower, but the actual system of demarcation is made between the haves and the have-nots. Here in Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger, the readers are made familiar to the darker sections of life in a first person narrative through out depicting the hardened life of a servant in a callous tone. It is more of a confession of a guilt-driven conscience who writes letters in a row of seven days depicting his life events; and how he was turned into a murderer uncaught and e plains the skills which were not taught at schools and the books to be a real entrepreneur. !he author portrays the protagonist in a mirror like image of thousands of Indian reality. !hrough the eyes of "alram A#A !he $hite !iger, we are made to see the turmoil of the lower income sections and their struggle for survival in the %ungle wandered by the stork, the wild boar, and the buffaloes. It is not the need for money that made him commit the murder but the suppressed emotions and the humiliation from inside and outside did. !he themes like discrimination, poverty, humiliation, etc are discussed in the paper.