He is charged with attempting to rape Adela Quested while she was in the caves, a charge based on a claim Adela herself has made. Turton, invites the women to a party he will host that will include many of the Indians on its guest list. Then Fielding sails for a visit to England. The courtroom is thrown into a tumult. Moore has a great concern for her own morality and that she has a preoccupation with death. He is not racist enough for the English, and the Indians are wary of him because he does not treat them as the other British do. Adela, suddenly realizing that she does not love Ronny, asks Aziz whether he has more than one wife—a question he considers offensive.
Quested has gone into another cave, but cannot remember which one. Aziz, who is called away from dinner with his friends by his superior at the hospital, Major Callendar. Moore nor Adela Quested consider the Bridge Party to be a success. At the party, the Indians stay on one side of the lawn while the English guests stay on the other. In fact, he completely reverses his image of the English and decides that he hates them altogether. Fielding, who is also at the party, socializes just as freely with the Indians and is pleased to note that Mrs. Fielding tries to calm them.
In town, a rumor soon arises that Ronny killed his mother for attempting to save Aziz. Ronny is also furious with Aziz for being kinda rude with Mrs. Moore asks one of the Indian women, Mrs. Adela asks him if he can invite Dr. Aziz spontaneously offers to take Adela and the rest of the party for an excursion to the Marabar Caves. In projecting English fears and prejudices onto Aziz, she cannot truly come to know the Indian people and way of life, and her mistaken accusation against Aziz forces her to come to terms with her prejudicial point of view.
Ronny visits Adela at Fielding's, where he notifies both of them of Mrs. He becomes a close acquaintance with Dr. Forster makes it clear that the British elite treat the Indians with disrespect, as demonstrated by Major Callendar's summons to Aziz and his wife's oblivious attitude toward Aziz when she takes his tonga. The major, however, waiting to go to the club, becomes impatient at the delay and dashes off to settle the matter without leaving a message, without considering that Aziz may have a social life which would take him away from his house. This established the bureaucratic colonial system in India headed by a Council of India consisting initially of fifteen Britons. The conflict of the Oriental mind and the Western mind is an important one in this novel, because it is the basis of much of the misunderstanding.
. Aziz and Adella continue their exploration of the caves, but when Adella's curiosity about Indian customs prompts her to ask him if he has more than one wife, he leaves her abruptly and ducks into a cave to compose himself. Ronny asks his mother about her, and Mrs. However, Aziz declines this offer because he realizes the British supremacy is still prominent in India and any interaction or relationship between the English and the Indians is prevented. While the plight of the colonized is tragic, filled with degrading images of subjugated civilizations and noble people reduced to mere laborers, it is the colonizer, the British of India, and their rapid change from newly arrived colonist to rigid and unforgiving ruler that draws. He warns her about walking alone at night, because of poisonous snakes and insects. Moore would have asked him to do.
She is called the Maharani of Mukdul. The Indians know from past experiences, too, that the friendly English newcomers usually become tiresomely condescending in a short time under the influence of the career British officials. After the play at the Club ends, the orchestra plays the anthem of the Army of Occupation, a reminder of every club member that he or she is a British in exile. That night after the party, Fielding has a long talk with Aziz. The other guests include Mrs. She is motivated by a strong curiosity and a desire to seek what she perceives as the truth about India. Analysis: The Bridge Party is an honorable failure for all those who attend, borne of mostly good intentions but extremely poor execution.
Back in Chandrapore, however, Aziz is unexpectedly arrested. Ronny gives his permission for his Adela and his mother to go once he knows that Fielding is going. Aziz does not even seem content to stay in one profession, becoming both a doctor and a poet over the course of the novel. Aziz scolds the guide for losing Adela, and the guide runs away. It is not at all surprising that he so quickly takes a liking to her.
Unfamiliar with the Indian customs, Adela asks Dr. Unwilling to participate in the trial, Mrs. His children live with him, and he writes poetry. At the Bridge Party, Adela is disappointed to find that the British and Indian guests are grouped in separate areas of the lawn. But that night, the two are in a car accident together, and the excitement of the event causes Adela to change her mind about the marriage. Punctuality, to a native of a country such as India, is not a major virtue; but courtesy is.
McBryde, the District Superintendent of Police, who tells Fielding that according to Miss Quested, Aziz tried to attack her in the cave -- she hit at him with her field-glasses binoculars , he pulled at the glasses, the strap broke, and she ran away. Fielding therefore can transgress social boundaries that the other characters must obey. Aziz is innocent, so her son sends her back to England; she dies of heat exhaustion on the trip. This was a system of aloof, condescending sovereignty in which the English bureaucracy did not associate with the persons they ruled, and finds its expression in characters such as Ronny Heaslop and Mr. This is a significant point: Forster condemns the colonial system in India for its effects on both the native population and the elite, rather than the individual English bureaucrat who soon adopts the prejudices that colonialism promotes. Moore had seen briefly on her visit to a mosque.
Aziz and his kids could see her busy with her maidens. Aziz is, to Ronny, not a young man to whom one accords the dignity of his position, but a young Indian who has dared to converse on an equal basis with an Englishwoman. However, Aziz is too polite to confront the women on their slight. Moore and the professor have an appreciation for the importance of everything — people, animals, insects, and even inanimate objects — in the divine scheme. Moore, an Englishwoman who has recently arrived to visit her son, Ronny Heaslop, with his love interest, Adela Quested.