Saa Maabot Ang Langit Character Analysis

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The title, Sana Maabot ang Langit, in Velutha’s point of view, the Langit represents Ammu who is in the higher position in the caste system and Velutha, an untouchable can never reach her. Based on the novel, this is a book that is a letter to the powerless, whether it is women who are not allowed to follow the direction of their heart or men who suffered because they are from the wrong caste. Therefore the designed poster is a form of triangle that represents the caste system in India, and Ammu is at the top while Velutha is at the bottom. The faded images at the sides are the themes: family and social obligation, social hierarchy, love and sexuality, change vs. preservation, and small things; and the symbolism like the History House, this …show more content…
But is remembered as a loving mother by Rahel.
The actress that I have chosen for this character is Dawn Zulueta because she is known for her role as a loving mother in Filipino teleseryes. She is also a mother of two children in real life so she truly has the qualities of a mother similar to Ammu. Therefore, she is appropriate for the role of Ammu in the movie.
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! Velutha, is an untouchable, an excellent carpenter who fixes the machine in the pickle factory. He grew up with Ammu, although the lines between them are master and servant, but they have a friendship formed in childhood. As a child, the smart and agile Velutha will make sophisticated toys for Ammu, and he did not forget to place it to her outstretch hand so she would not touch his “dirty” hands (Shmoop Editorial Team). Ammu realized that he grows into a handsome young man when "she saw the ridges of muscle on Velutha's stomach grow taught and rise under his skin like the divisions on a slab of chocolate. She wondered at how his body had changed – so quietly, from a flat-muscled boy's body into a man's body. Contoured and hard. A swimmer's body. A swimmer-carpenter's body. Polished with a high-wax body polish.He had high cheekbones and a white, sudden smile”
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It was described in the dream of Ammu that “If he [Velutha] touched her he couldn’t talk to her, if he loved her he couldn’t leave, if he spoke he couldn’t listen, if he fought he couldn’t win.Who was he, the one-armed man? Who could he have been? The God of Loss? The God of Small Things? The God of Goosebumps and Sudden Smiles?“ (207) In the end of their love story, his death was defined by his low class in the society. It implies that he never got to fight for his rights, and he would always be a classic example of how he was silenced by the cancer of the

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