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Pigeons at Daybreak

author: Anita Desai
Amul Basu (husband), Otima Basu (wife), Charu Basu (daughter), Nikhil (Charu's son)

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Dhowli

author: Mahasweta Devi
Dhowli (MC), Mishilal (Dhowli's lover), Sanichari (herbal doctor)

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A Horse and Two Goats

author: R.K. Narayan
Muni (MC), Muni's wife, the american,

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The Wog

author: Khushwant Singh
Mr. Sen/Sunny (MC), Kumari (wife), Mr. Bannerjee (superintendent), Mr. Swami (SUnny's boss)

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The Destination

author: Wang Anyi
Chen Xing (MC), Chen Fang (oldest brother), Chen Fang's wife, Nannan (Chen Fang's daughter), No. 3, Mother, Aunt, Yuan (worked with Chen Xing)

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Sketches from the Cattle Shed

author: Ding Ling
main character, C. (MC's husband), Tao Yun (prison guard)

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Kite Streamers

author: Wang Meng
Chairman Mao, Gang of Four, Fan Susu, Jianyan

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Regarding the Problem of Newborn Piglets in Winter

author: Chen Rong
Zhang & Madam Zhang, Grandpa Cao, Xu Quan, Guo Family

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Magic Chalk

author: Kobo Abe
Argon (MC), Miss Nippon

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The Tomoshibi

author: Sawako Ariyoshi
Mama-san (proprietess), Shizu-chan (barmaid), Eiko (barmaid, killed herself), Momoko-chan (new barmaid, L-P eyes)

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The Moon on the Water

author: Yasunari Kawabata
Kyoko (MC), first husband, second husband

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The Silent Traders

author: Satoko Tsushima
MC, daughter (10), son (5), absent father

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Heart of Darkness

author: Joseph Conrad
Marlow (MC), unnamed man on board ship, Kurtz

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HOD - ship characters

- director of companies/captain
- lawyer
- accountant
- Marlow
- unnamed shipman

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post-colonialism

time after colonization, period of freedom from colonizers

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colonialism

forceful takeover of a land by another more powerful country

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First Nobel Laureate for Literature in 1968

Yasunari Kawabata (committed suicide at age 73 via gas)

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stereotype

- an unduly fixed mental impression to make typical or conventional
- an over-simplified standardized image or idea held by group or individual