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A Passage to India a fictitious story is the final published work of author EM Forster before his death This book explores the genius and the inadequacies of English society in a playful yet subtle way The author was born in London England in 1897 to a middle class family His education was completed at Cambridge University from where he began to pursue a career in journalism His writings led him from Italy to Greece India and then to Egypt to work with the Red Cross during World War I The story in A Passage to India is a narration of two womens journey from England to India and a gentleman who sought their approval Dr Aziz is an educator at a local university and is completely taken by English society In his own right he does have some reservations about the English being an occupying force in his country but for the majority seems to hold them at a higher standard than he does the common Indian Throughout the story Dr Aziz attempts to impress and marvel the guests from England The story is based upon only a few main characters As the story begins we are introduced to the two women visitors Mrs Moore and Adela Adela who is Mrs Moores daughter is viewed by many as the antagonist of the story We are then introduced to Mr Fielding the Dean of the local university and later friend to Dr Aziz Then finally meet Dr Aziz who is a professor at the local university and the center of the story Right from the beginning the story stresses Adelas desire to discover the real India As the story goes on to explain it wasnt customary for English and Indian societies to mix thus leaving the Britishs opinions and attitudes limited Dr Aziz befriends Mrs Moore and her daughter through various social meetings and engagements He comes to believe that Mrs Moore
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