A term for the ancient Indian aristocracy that has been widely appropriated to other contexts. Mr Biswas joins the “Arwacas Aryan Association,” a group fighting against many orthodox tenets of the Hinduism practiced by the descendants of Indian indentured laborers in Trinidad, including child marriage and idol worship.
Aryans Term Timeline in A House for Mr Biswas
The timeline below shows where the term Aryans appears in A House for Mr Biswas. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 1, Chapter 3: The Tulsis
...a sugar estate owner’s wife who took a particular interest in Hinduism, began coming to Aryan Association meetings and invited a handful of Aryans to tea, giving them Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations,... (full context)