When Forester wrote A Passage to India, it was not a tale of some distant past or future. The novel, mirroring actual current events of the time, was written during the period when the British government was officially ruling India. The novel was relevant and current when it was published, and like any well-thought-out evaluation of a current issue, Forster's words had the potential to impact the sentiments of all those involved with the British Empire in India and the rest of the world looking on. Given the timeframe of British Empire in India, and the publication date of the novel, it is clear that there was more at stake than merely the telling of a story. (Of course, Forster's message and the lessons it... [continues]
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