Hybridity in The God of Small Things By Arundhati Roy

Hybridity in The God of Small Things By Arundhati Roy

One can argue that hybrid identities ultimately result from the failure of colonialism to "civilize" its others and to fix them into perpetual "otherness" (Loomba 145). The twins could have been similar to their uncle Chacko, an Oxford graduate, by continuously asserting their knowledge of English language and literature. However, neither twin celebrates entirely their English or Indian cultural influences. They simply read English literature to their elders when directed.

Sisters Separated By Caste – A Review of The Color of our Sky by Amita Trasi (Featured on Browngirlmagazine.com)

Sisters Separated By Caste – A Review of The Color of our Sky by Amita Trasi (Featured on Browngirlmagazine.com)

Imagine not knowing you share the same blood as the low-caste girl your family adopted. The one that is a few years older but always dutifully providing you her company. Your mother admonishes your father for bringing this girl of a lesser societal status home, but for you she’s practically a sister.