A Brief Analysis of Spiritual Ecology in a Passage to India
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The unity of man and self occurs only when mankind achieves harmony and balance between man and nature as well as between man and man. This article intends to examine awakening of consciousness of major characters in A Passage to India, especially analyzing the mental split of the major figures Aziz and Adela Quested. Adela’s female self-consciousness and Aziz’s national consciousness have been eventually established after experiencing “the cave event” and “the trial” event. Finally, they enter an intrinsic state of self-identification.
Awakening; Female self-consciousness; National consciousness; Global consciousness