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"A House for Mr. Biswas"
An analysis of Mr. Biswas in V.S. Naipaul's "A House for Mr Biswas".
# 124834 | 750 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (World)

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This essay provides an analysis of the protagonist, Mr. Biswas, in V. S. Naipaul's "A House for Mr. Biswas". The essay argues that Mr. Biswas is torn between tradition and the past and modernity and the future in his search for identity and his place in society.

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"In V.S. Naipaul's "A House for Mr Biswas", the story of Mr Biswasis relayed by his eldest son. A victim of poverty and tradition, Mr Biswas' life story is told from birth to death. The main preoccupation of his life is to secure a good job that will permit him to purchase a house, but his efforts fail time and again. Through exchanges with his son who has won a scholarship to Oxford, Mr Biswas' search to..."

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