Pragnesh Ishwarbhai Solanki
Department of English
College of Agriculture
Waghai, Dangs (Gujarat)
The White Tiger is a novel, in which Aravind Adiga utilized the device of a dramatic monologue and has narrated inner thoughts of Balram Halwai who belong to Laxmangarh, an aspirant of becoming entrepreneur, narrates his past in a conversation with an in interlocutor, a Chinese premier, Mr. Wen Jiabao. Balram’s past is a reveals his poverty and unemployment at his native. He also narrates his village life style and growing need of financial security to his family for which he shifts to the Light i.e. city, New Delhi. After migrating to an urban area he faces marginalized status in the Stork’s family where he performs all sorts of house work alongside his main duty of chauffeur. But through this struggle he finally plans to overcome his stature by murdering his master. Through a monologue the protagonist recounts and reveals his inner conflict. Viewing from this point the paper focuses on the psycho analysis of the character.
Keynotes: Dramatic monologue, dilemma, epistolary method, Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger