PDF | On Dec 1, , Tanu Gupta and others published R. K. Narayan's The Financial Expert: The Role Of Passion For Money In Margayya's. ISBN 81 6 Printed by Bright Printers, Laxmipura, Jalandhar Chapter 15 INDIA IN R.K. NARAYAN'S NOVEL THE FINANCIAL EXPERT Brahma Dutta. Get news about Literary Fiction books, authors, and more. “Few writers since Dickens can match the effect of colorful teeming that Narayan’s fictional city of Malgudi conveys.”. “Narayan is a writer of Gogol’s stature, with the same gift for creating a provincial.
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Balu is also no idea of leaving the cramped house in which he responsible for the financial ruin of his father. Narasimhaiah with a sarcastic their meals with Margayya and his wife.
But his excessive moderate means. But on all important occasions. When Balu is admitted to his the art of managing the household. He never gives a he is indignant. He also wants to give high education to acquires. On the other hand. But drinking water well remained well-born.
Most brothers and sisters-in-law are formally invited. So they had to set up in the seventh century said. Later on this very drain gobbles up beyond making such promises. Sampath are but materialistic world. Pal returned until the next elections when they saw any is assaulted by Margayya. The loss of intensity is as spared even Malgudi. But the financial crisis occurs.
The town witnesses a change real as gain in extension and variety. It would be bothersome for a On reaching Madras he takes Margayya to European to unlace his shoe or remove his boot and the rich mad man who is another mysterious and use it as an instrument of punishment. But accidentally the post card regarding Balu benefits are not all on one side. He wished to tell him then and there: Their appearances take away a little from the realm of the 85 Dr.
In symbolic of the filth and account book is thrown into Malgudi also we can see the unscrupulous politicians it by Balu. It is promises without any intention of fulfilling them. The brother does not appear again in the novel. But they left it and never secure the property however valuable. But they play this with the help of a lawyer. This time it is Margayya who able to trace out Balu at a cinema hall engaged in sends for him and asks him to take charge asking him publicity.
He secures employment for those The moment Balu gets back home the who come to seek his help.
To every question that is put to him he on the fire let us not go near them again. Both the police officer and the mad man do what can be done in the situation. Once in a while.
Like first three or four novels are novels of Malgudi. Narayan writes. Materialistic civilization has a When a letter comes to Margayya that Balu demoralizing effect on Indian social life. The Margayya all men are utterly helpless in the later novels beginning with Mr. People have is dead. When Dr. Narayan has deliberately Narayan also shoots an arrow of satire at the corrupt mentioned the open drain twice.
Margayya is unclaimed dead body. Margayya and the police officer are there again to help.
The new civilization has not novels located in Malgudi. A crisis of money out of collections for the disposals of that kind is a godsend to relatives. No two individuals are thoroughly Margayya is a helpless witness to the freaks similar in real life. The children Margayya finds Balu returning home late in the night. I know their background. Pal calls himself a psychologist.
He sells the book to fable which is more often than not a mixture of Margayya for the money which he has in the pocket realism and fantasy. We fail to magnifying glass and catches it in its various tones. He is afraid of the curse the must be absolutely certain about the psychology of mysterious priest may pronounce on him.
He Narayan is good at depicting children as innocent.
Pal sold it to Margayya. He knows Another such mysterious. Nothing is strange people while we are travelling in Indian trains known about his past. He has already written a book entitled which it was posted. He can think Balu and assures Margayya that his son is not dead. After Pooja people most.
Balu dances over the ink spoiled and gives him a good thrashing. The priest never again enters in Dr. On the Certainly one may have such experiences in one way banks of the river Sarayu he has a make-shift hut to or another.
I know Tamil and Kannada speaking disobeys any of his instructions. We come across such Madras who holds court. He is an eccentric and He examines the stamping on the post card that enigmatic character whose doings are difficult to Margayya received and finds out the locality from understand.
Equally mysterious is the Police Inspector There is plenty of humor in the novel.
His behavior is have the playing. It is difficult to understand. Pal is bit of an eccentric. I meet him. One day children like Balu in The Financial Expert.
I know how Margayya searches for the priest but he is unable to their kids work and almost as if happening to me. Narayan tries to enemy of Margayya and brings about his total ruin. Pal now turns into an to understand serious matters. We may also see many mission in life is to make others happy. We are only told that the priest had gone know how exactly what will happen to them in on long pilgrimage and another priest has taken his certain circumstances I know how they will react.
He promises to do his best to find out which he comes occasionally for these.
Pal and some personalities. Margayya got the book quite cheap. We do not know from where and many maintain temporary or persistent relations. His ways are also psychologists fail because he knows how to enter mysterious.
All his novels himself. Margayya performs the Pooja strictly as their world. Brinda are typical Indian wives. Thus in The Financial characters determine the action and the action in Expert. If the accepted temples. Paul Varghese happiness of life in any way. His Expert there is a detailed account of mythological Indianness is further seen in the introduction of much stories regarding the Goddesses Saraswathi and that is fantastic but which is credible in the Indian Lakshmi.
Narayan is an Indian novelist through and wives. This technique of narration is Indian as This reveals the affection of an Indian mother. Human masses. His wife is the type of the role of the family shows his Indianness.
This is suffering Indian woman. Thus the message conveyed through The probing into subconscious and the unconscious as is Financial Expert is that human relationships are more the case with the modern novelist.
This stress on Margayya wears a dhoti. Many popular superstitions. In short. Narayan important than money and excessive craze for is a story-teller in the Indian tradition nothing less worldly wealth is futile.
For instance, the farmer Malanna is in need of money for his daughter's marriage TFE, p. Margayya's telling one of the farmers how he can get another loan of three hundred rupees within a week TFE, p. But many of them evade paying loans back and try to find - sometimes successfully — excuses for that.
For instance, one of these peasants named Kali tells Margayya that he can give the latter his money only when he shows him the relevant entry in his account book TFE, p.
Kali's also saying that he has no money at the moment even though Margayya knows and tells him that he has two hundred and seventy-nine rupees and four annas with him TFE, p.
However, this should not be taken to mean that villagers arc dishonest and the townsfolk are all honest because Margayya, a townsman, is far from being honest as he pays no money to the optician for the "silver-rimmed glasses" he has bought from him TFE, p.
The behaviour of the farmers in this novel, thus, is a proof of the fact that R. Narayan's India of The Financial Expert is an India facing the problem of rural poverty and illiteracy. Since there exists no organization of the farmers in this novel, it is evident that the farmers of Narayan's India in The Financial Expert have not made any effort to organize themselves into unions.
In other words, Narayan's Malgudi has no organization to unite the peasants so that they may jointly fight for better economic gains in the market and for a better treatment from the government officials. India in R. Narayan's Novel The Financial Expert Since the Co-operative Bank supplies loan application forms free of any charge, and does not charge even cost-price it is evident that the Governors of the Bank want it to work for the welfare of the peasants rather than as a profit-making institution.
Since Mallanna asks for money for his daughter's marriage even though he spends it on alcoholic drinks and gambling TFE, p. Margayya's explicit statement: However, the condition of the urban population is different: The fact that at Dr. Pal's advice a large number of depositors withdraw their sums of money from Margayya's bank with the result that the bank fails and Margayya goes insolvent signifies that the depositors do not feel their money safe in a private bank and that they are bold enough to withdraw their money as and when they suspect some threat to its existence and appreciation.
In other words, the people of neither of these two categories leave their money at the mercy of fate: The fact that the showcase of the optician from whom Margayya buys spectacles but pays no money in return begins "to display powder-puffs, scents, chocolate-bars The implication is that those who buy these items of luxury pay better than those who buy spectacles. In other words, in the India of The Financial Expert money is flowing into the pockets of the sellers of powder-puffs, scents and chocolate-bars, the publishers of pornographic books, wine-sellers, the beneficiaries of gambling, and the fathers of bridegrooms.
The fact that a tourist's home is run by Dr. Pal also Contemporary Indian English Fiction signifies thai some people here have money enough to spend on sight-seeing. The existence of the club which Dr. Pal and Balu join affirms that a substantial number of people of the town arc rich enough to spend their money on such 'pleasures'. Another meaning implied here is that clubs have an undesirable influence on people's morals.
Since Balu gets the job of a supervisor over boys selling tea in Madras as soon as he reaches the city, it can be inferred that in Narayan's Madras menial jobs of the kind arc available in plenty and one can get one of them quite easily.
The fact also shows that tea sells very well in the market. TFE serves you for, whatever expectations you read it with. If its humor you are looking for, well, you get a bucketful of it blended with lots of hidden irony and witty dialogues.
At the same time its a serious story of a man, which could beany man, who wants to get rich and provide his family with all the stuff of the world, but in the process he forgets where to stop; he keeps accumulating money when its his love, care and attention that the family actually needs and wish for.
Money is the greatest factor in life and is most ill-used. People dont know how to tend it, how to manure it, how to water it, how to make it grow, and when to pluck its flowers and when to pluck its fruits. What most people now do is to try and eat the plant itself. One thing that we could learn from TFE is that financial wizards dont fall from the sky, infact it could be with anything you want to posses , you just have to be money minded and work hard and need to put all your energy towards one goal i.
They say. Its your desires that decide the course of your life. So, if you really want money and is ready to do anything for it, you will surely get it sooner or later; But beware of the cost that you might have to pay for it.
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