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Midnight’s Children takes different traits from almost all genre. It is a realistic novel but it is presented by non-realistic types. The author got success in achieveing his goal by using surrealistic and non-naturalistic modes. Rushdie uses epic form because it is the most flexible form that allows digressions. Rushdie invented a new genre by mixing fairy tales with politics. The intermingling of the history and the hero is very complex. Saleem is the hero of the novel but on the other hand he is a victim also. Every action of the hero moves along the historical lines. The fantasy is mixed with the reality. Salman Rushdie has used irony and humor in a very skilfull way. Rushdie links autobiography with the history of India.

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