The God of Small Things

The actual moth was an insect that Pappachi discovered while he was Imperial Entomologist, and he believed it to be a new species. Later in his life, other lepidopterists decided that the moth actually was… (read full symbol analysis)
The pickle factory next to the Ipe house becomes a plot point as its laborers flirt with Marxism and rebellion, but the pickles themselves are symbolic of the theme of preservation. Pickling the fruits and… (read full symbol analysis)