The Guide

by

R. K. Narayan

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The Sait Character Analysis

A merchant who acts as Raju’s creditor in Malgudi, and from whom Raju supplies the railway shop. When Raju, busy with Rosie and Marco, fails to repay his debts, the Sait is relentless in his pursuit of Raju through the courts, eventually managing to have the house that Raju’s father had built mortgaged to him.
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The Sait Character Timeline in The Guide

The timeline below shows where the character The Sait appears in The Guide. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 8
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Greed and Materialism Theme Icon
Shortly after the loss of his railway shop, the Sait, a wholesale merchant at the market who was also Raju’s creditor, arrives at the house... (full context)
Gender and Feminism Theme Icon
Tradition vs. Modernity Theme Icon
Greed and Materialism Theme Icon
Within a few days of the Sait’s visit, Raju finds himself involved in court affairs—the Sait has brought a criminal case against... (full context)
Chapter 9
Transformation and Redemption Theme Icon
Gender and Feminism Theme Icon
Tradition vs. Modernity Theme Icon
Greed and Materialism Theme Icon
Raju’s creditor, the Sait, is still pursing Raju in the courts of Malgudi. Upon learning from his lawyer that... (full context)