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What do you think about the astrologer in the story "The Astrologer's Day"?

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Asked by Riya David, 21 Dec '12 09:20 am
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"An Astrologer's Day" by R.K Narayan is about an astrologer who practices Vedic astrology also known as "the science of light." Which means the author mainly adds foreshadowing to create suspense and interest. Therefore the three main examples are, his eyes sparkled with sharp abnormal gleam which was really an outcome of his own, the astrologer had left his village without any previous thought or plan, also the astrologer shivered in his grip, and his voice shook and became faint.

First of all, foreshadowing starts taking place at the beginning of the astrologer's day. His location under the tamarind tree made the surging crowd moving up and down the narrow road be attracted to him " as bees are attracted to cosmos or dahlia stalks." It seems the author has given the reader the perspective of how the story could proceed, meaning the cosmos and dahlia stalks are a representation of how his eyes sparkle with a sharp gleam; they attract other eyes just as any variety of garden plants ...more
Answered by ankit shivam, 21 Dec '12 09:28 am

 
  
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Please also study the bogus aspects of idiotic:
* Astrology
*Palmistry
*Ghosts
*Souls
*Incarnations
*Hypnotism
*Telepathy
*Planchets
*Vastusastra
*Thought-Reading
Answered by Kanai Chakraberti, 21 Dec '12 09:39 am

 
  
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Aesa kuch hota hi nahi hai, ye sab inn logo ne samaj ko bahakaake apne khaane kamaane ka dhandaaa banaya hua hai.
Answered by Sunidhi, 21 Dec '12 09:27 am

 
  
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