in the god of small things book where does it talk about post-colonialism
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Roy evaluates the Indian postcolonial complex, or the cultural attitudes of many Indians towards their former British rulers. After Ammu calls her father a "[shit]-wiper" in Hindi for his blind devotion to the British, Chacko explains to the twins that they come from a family of Anglophiles, or lovers of British, "trapped outside their own history and unable to retrace their steps," and he goes on to say that they despise themselves because of this. A previously occupied country, like India, has trouble finding itself again. Frequently their socio-political structure have gone through the predictable divide and conquer strategy that colonists often practiced. When the occupying force leaves there is identity crises and often bloody grab for power.