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  1. Lucifer better to reign in hell than to serve in heaven

    One theme is about women's independence. Women should not be dependent on their husbands. They should not follow what their husbands want them to do. Women should not be treated like slaves. This story shows how a woman can live on her own and be independent. Another theme is the love between a husbRead more

    One theme is about women’s independence. Women should not be dependent on their husbands. They should not follow what their husbands want them to do. Women should not be treated like slaves. This story shows how a woman can live on her own and be independent.

    Another theme is the love between a husband and a wife. Rani is very attached to Nagamandala. He is the only one who is able to understand her feelings. He is very attached to her and his love for her never dies. But Rani’s love for him is different from Nagamandala’s love for him.

    The way Nagamandala loves Rani is by being the only one who can understand her feelings. Nagamandala does not love Rani because of any physical beauty or charm of hers. In the beginning of the film, Rani was a very beautiful girl.

    As time passes by, her beauty starts fading away. But Rani does not accept it. She says that she has always been beautiful and will always be beautiful. Her beauty is not due to any external factors. It is her inner beauty that is reflected on her face.

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  1. Lucifer better to reign in hell than to serve in heaven

    The name Nagamandala is derived from a Sanskrit word 'Nagama' which means a beautiful and a charming woman. The word'mandala' means a circle or a ring. Hence, Nagamandala means a woman who is the center of a circle or a ring. The word 'Nagamandala' also has a double meaning. It can also mean a womanRead more

    The name Nagamandala is derived from a Sanskrit word ‘Nagama’ which means a beautiful and a charming woman. The word’mandala’ means a circle or a ring. Hence, Nagamandala means a woman who is the center of a circle or a ring. The word ‘Nagamandala’ also has a double meaning. It can also mean a woman who is the center of a circle or a ring of love.

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    Lucifer better to reign in hell than to serve in heaven

    The main character of the story, Rani lives in a house with her mother. She lives in a small room which is very close to the outside. She is in love with a man named Nagamandala. She is a typical Indian girl who believes in arranged marriages. She wants to get married to Nagamandala but her parentsRead more

    The main character of the story, Rani lives in a house with her mother. She lives in a small room which is very close to the outside. She is in love with a man named Nagamandala. She is a typical Indian girl who believes in arranged marriages. She wants to get married to Nagamandala but her parents do not agree to it as they fear the gossip and scandal.

    After being married to Nagamandala for some time, she finds out that he was previously married. Her parents agree to send her back to her husband however, after Rani gives birth to a baby girl, she decides to run away from her husband and leave her daughter with her parents. In the end, she meets Nagamandala again in a temple and they are married.

    The character of Rani represents the typical Indian woman who is completely dependent on her husband. The story highlights the idea that a woman should not be submissive to her husband. In this story, Rani leaves her husband because she does not want to be treated like a “slave”.

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    The chorus in Final Solution play the role of observer, narrator, voice of conscience and in times of blood-lust, participants. Dattani uses chorus to directly address the audience and help them visualize the action. He also uses it to look back at the main character and show his role in the play. CRead more

    The chorus in Final Solution play the role of observer, narrator, voice of conscience and in times of blood-lust, participants. Dattani uses chorus to directly address the audience and help them visualize the action. He also uses it to look back at the main character and show his role in the play. Chorus helps to show how the events of the play can not be understood in isolation from each other.

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  1. The play Final Solutions, written by Mahesh K. Dattani discusses the theme of communal riots, hatred and bitterness of Hindus and Muslims against each other. The plot is set in Gujarat (after the 2002 Riots). The communal hatred is at peak. It can be seen when we find Hindu mob chasing Javed and BobRead more

    The play Final Solutions, written by Mahesh K. Dattani discusses the theme of communal riots, hatred and bitterness of Hindus and Muslims against each other. The plot is set in Gujarat (after the 2002 Riots). The communal hatred is at peak. It can be seen when we find Hindu mob chasing Javed and Bobby after knowing that they are Muslims.

    Next, we also come to know other complex stories like love affair of Smita (who is a Hindu) and Bobby, Javed’s story of adopting extremist way, Ramanik’s grabbing of Javed’s land (after burning his shop) etc.

    We find that Ramanik blames Javed and his community and vice versa. But deep inside, Ramanik’s conscience does not allow him to live in peace because of the sin which he committed in the past.

    There is another issue which is discussed in the play. It is the orthodoxy which is inherited among the believers of every religion. They consider people from other communities as untouchables. Aruna’s denying Bobby and Javed from spending night at their home depicts this.

    So, throughout the play, we find ample of problems and the playwright has not given any solution. Instead, he has let the audience to decide. Hence, the final solutions are, in real, no solutions to these communal problems. We people need to know what makes us hate others.

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