Midnight's Children is a novel by Salman Rushdie that was first published in 1981. Explore a character analysis of Saleem Sinai, a plot summary, and important quotes.


See a complete list of the characters in Midnight’s Children and in-depth analyses of Saleem Sinai, Padma, Shiva, The Widow, and The Brass Monkey (Jamila Singer).

Literary Devices

Here's where you'll find analysis of the literary devices in Midnight’s Children, from the major themes to motifs and symbols.


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Further Study

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