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Karma at Work: The Allegory in Raja Rao's:The Cat and Shakespeare

Karma at Work: The Allegory in Raja Rao's:The Cat and Shakespeare

Abstract

Karma at Work: The Allegory in Raja Rao'sThe Cat and Shakespeare SAGE Publications, Inc.1972DOI: 10.1177/002198947200700111 Uma Parameswaran In The Serpeut and she Rope, Rama is an intellectual pilgrim yearning to see into the truth of things, to understand the meaning and purpose of life. He says: 'If you see deep and long at silence you perceive an orb of centripetal sound which explains why Parvati is daughter of Himalaya In his wanderings he stumbles into the depths of spiritual obfuscation and drags himself through mazes of metaphysical syllogisms into the Advaitic realization that all things in the universe are identical in terms of the Absolute and Eternal Self. In his spirituo-intellectual declamations he can make far-fetched analogies such as that Nazism failed because Hitler was the spokesman for the male principle that is essentially barren, and that Communism would be defeated because the 'civilization of America was changing over from its puritan background to the magnificence of women's clubs'. Yet one can understand and sympathize with Rama because in his questionings and sufferings he is a human being, a man aspiring to be God. But it is not easy to comprehend or go along with the pontifical sayings
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