A Comparative Study of Human and Societal Values in Mulk Raj Anand’s Untouchable


A Comparative Study of Human and Societal Values in Mulk Raj Anand’s Untouchable

Jayasree K

Jayasree K "A Comparative Study of Human and Societal Values in Mulk Raj Anand’s Untouchable" Published in International Journal of Trend in Research and Development (IJTRD), ISSN: 2394-9333, Special Issue | IHVLE-18 , March 2018, URL: http://www.ijtrd.com/papers/IJTRD16095.pdf

The highest peak of human progress is the beginning of divine bliss. Where animality ends, humanity begins, where humanity ends, divinity begins. The meeting point of the highest attainment of humanity and the blossoming of divinity is the base on which the cardinal human principles are established. Human values have never been honored truly anywhere. What is worse, nobody has looked upon humanity with sympathy. Only those were respected who by serving their self-interests climbed onto the higher rostrums of society. It is difficult to step down from the high position of vain glory to rub shoulders with the downtrodden. The neglect of humanity was particularly acute towards the end of each era of the social cycle. In 1930, our India was in the hands of British and at those times only the novel ‘Untouchable’ was published.

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Special Issue | IHVLE-18 , March 2018

2394-9333

IJTRD16095