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In the timeless classic penned by R K Narayan The English Teacher it is entirely reasonable and sound to regard Susilas death as a pivotal turning point in the novel Susilas passing on to the netherworld marks a radical change in Krishnas life and therefore it is valid to term the incident as one which is of massive consequence and magnitude What is more befuddling and intriguing is the question of who actually caused her ultimate demise A number of theories and characters come to mind when the question is posted I for one hold Dr Shankar responsible for Susilas death His demeanor attitude and work ethics throughout her ordeal did not justify his supposed status as the most successful practitioner in town Malgudi let alone the greatest physician on earth For starters Dr Shankar is way too sloppy in the way he works When Krishna the protagonist first sought help from the physician Dr Shankar merely asked a few questions wrote down a prescription and put it away He confidently declared that it is just malaria and he has fifty cases like this on hand no need to see Susila This type of hit-and-miss and inaccurate assumption of a patients illness has to be the cardinal sin in the world of practitioners He is far too confident and casual in his diagnosis that he is able to tell to tell what illness a patient is suffering from without even being present in front of the in front of the patient Dr Shankar is the perfect example of what all doctors in the world should not do His quick dismissal of Krishnas request for him to see Susila proves just how irresponsible a doctor he is Dr Shankar is not meticulous enough and in his official capacity as a doctor he is best described as an automaton dispensing medicine and healthcare If only Dr Shankar had been more elaborate in his proceedings the outcome
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