Vol. 2, Issue 3 (2016)
Psyche of a common man in Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger
Author(s): Dr. Jaisre V, Thangavel M
Abstract: Nowadays, the stream of Indian fiction focusesrnon the human psyche rather than external conflicts. It also considers the staternof individuality in the society. In the light of Indian fiction, Aravind Adigarnis one of the foremost writers, who get name and fame for his controversialrnthemes. By and large, writers speak about the development of their nations.rnPerhaps, Adiga explores the dark sides of India. He has no intention to blamernIndia. He just conveys the other growth and degradation of India through hisrnnovels. Adiga’s debut novel The White Tiger does not concern therndegradation of India. It also considers the individual’s psyche of a common manrnin this present age. The present paper has tried to exemplify the psyche of therncommon man of present India through the protagonist Balram as well as itrnconsiders the gradual change of his psyche from the birth till the death.