Department of English,
Bundelkhand College, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh
The God of Small Things has been received very well by literary quarters as a bundle of pertinent themes. The most prominent themes are realism, feminism and subaltern. This paper examines the social realism present in the form of gender biasness throughout the novel. The female protagonist Ammu suffers a lot because of society and fellow women in the house. The psychology of orthodox women is compared with a woman of radical thoughts. The paper focuses on the theme of realism present in the novel. Roy has depicted the real condition of single woman in society brilliantly.
Keywords- Realism, Society and Gender bias.