Designation : Assistant Professor, Department of English, Nanjil Catholic College of Arts and Science, Kaliyakkavilai, Kanyakumari .

    Journal Name : Reserach maGma

    Publication Date : 11/10/2017

    Abstract :
    Untouchable shows the realistic picture of society. In this novel Mulk Raj Anand has portrayed a picture of untouchable. Anand, is the representative of all down trodden society in pre-independence of India. The paper is concerned with the evils of untouchability and the need for radical empathy. Problem of untouchabilty is still prevalent in the society and Mulk Raj Anand through his novel Untouchable brings to light the sorrows and sufferings that high caste Hindus inflict on the untouchables. Mulk Raj Anand's Untouchable, is more compact than his other novels. The novel Untouchable, published in 1935, centres around a sweeper boy, Bakha. The eighteen year boy Bakha, son of Lakha, the jamadar of sweepers is a child of the twentieth century, and the impact of new influences reverberates within him.

    Keywords :
    Realistic, Society, Evils, Sorrows, Prevalent

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