The Memsahib of Mandla by Khushwant Singh

In The Memsahib of Mandla by Khushwant Singh we have the theme of opportunity, independence, freedom, fear, control and mortality. Taken from his The Portrait of a Lady and Other Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Singh may be exploring the theme of […]

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A Love Affair in London by Khushwant Singh

In A Love Affair in London by Khushwant Singh we have the theme of conflict, connection, loneliness and isolation. Taken from his The Portrait of a Lady and Other Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Singh may be exploring the theme of conflict. […]

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The Voice of God by Khushwant Singh

In The Voice of God by Khushwant Singh we have the theme of social order, corruption, connection, control and change. Taken from his Collected Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and from the beginning of the story the reader realises that Singh may be exploring the theme of social order. Those in […]

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The Mark of Vishnu by Khushwant Singh

In The Mark of Vishnu by Khushwant Singh we have the theme of tradition, modernity, faith, loyalty, respect and change. Taken from his Collected Stories collection the story is narrated in the first person by a young unnamed boy and after reading the story the reader realises that Singh may be exploring the theme of tradition. Gunga Ram is a […]

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The Portrait of a Lady by Khushwant Singh

In The Portrait of a Lady by Khushwant Singh we have the theme of innocence, friendship, love, connection, kindness, selflessness, respect and acceptance. Narrated in the first person by an unnamed narrator the story is a memory piece and after reading the story the reader realises that Singh may be exploring the theme of innocence. The narrator finds it hard […]

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Karma by Khushwant Singh

In Karma by Khushwant Singh we have the theme of self-importance, heritage, control, insecurity, shame, identity and acceptance. Narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator the reader realises after reading the story that Singh may be exploring the theme of self-importance. Sir Mohan Lal considers himself to be better than others. Particularly other Indians. It is as though […]

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