Vol. 42 No. 2 (1994)
Research Article

Games with Names in Midnight's Children

Published 1994-06-01



In Midnight's Children, Salman Rushdie integrates the meanings of names into the fabric of the novel itself, overtly points out many of his games with names, and even makes bilingual jokes with the names he uses. The origins of Rushdie's hundreds of names and nicknames reflect the multicultural background of India and Pakistan.


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