The White Tiger Analysis

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Aravind Adiga is an Indian-Australian writer and journalist. His debut novel, The White Tiger, won the 2008 Man Booker Prize. He was born in Madras on 23rd October 1974. He is the fourth Indian-born author to win the prize, after Salaman Rushdie, Arundhati Roy and Kiran Desai.He began his journalistic career as a financial journalist, interning at the Financial Times. He was subsequently hired by TIME, where he remained a South Asia correspondent for three years before going freelance. During his freelance period he wrote The White Tiger. Adiga’s second book, Between the Assassinations, was released in India in November 2008 and in the US and UK in mid-2009. The book features 12 interlinked short stories. His second novel and third published…show more content…
This cosmopolitan life opens up utterly new and till now undiscovered horizons of life, riches, and success to him. He happens to observe, learn and experience completely new and startling incidents, people and places there which resultantly make him take the revenge of the whole proletariat on the bourgeoisie. Novel validates the veracity and relevance of the Marxist ideas exposing various divisions and fissures within Indian societal structure. Class antagonism and social stratification have always been a part of the societies from the dawn of human history. Literature, being a mirror of the society, has often reflected this class warfare quite profoundly and abundantly. The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga is also a brutally realistic exposition of this class struggle betwixt two opposite strata of society between which the gap is impassably wide and it is still widening. Their interests are in a sheer contrast with each…show more content…
Balram’s inception-embody a common Indian story. Born as a poor villager, chucklesome, musing Balram ends up as driver for a deprave businessmen in Gurgaon, Delhi satellite city saturate with malls and IT offices. His employer, propound him a false wave of tenderness and hope but doesn’t dither to mount this naïve for a crime that his wife actually perpetrate. With no probability of enjoying a chunk of the new Indian nightmare, the driver attempts to amend his upshot by unusual, atrocious means. He slaughtered his boss and makes away with money that was meant for a government suborn. After starting a triumphant business that provided transportation to call center workers in Bangalore, Balram wrote a letter of disclosure to none other than the Chief of another Asian economic triumph story,

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