THE CONCH BEARER – Anand (T4W1)How Anand grows and develops into a child of twelve to a teenager withcharacter.Chapter 4 How would we describe Anand’s How do we know?What character? WHERE ARE THE PIECESAnand Saw WHAT DO WE WRITE ABOUT HIM? OF EVIDENCE Anand is caught between his mother It is all awe knowof poor timing. As readers, matter that Bela, Anand’s and Abhaydatta. Although he knows mother is rather unresasonable to Abhaydatta to be a credible person demand and whatAbhaydatta Meera himself that he does to prove even though he does not seem to immediately, especially when she appears suddenly in the middle of look or behave like an average Anand and Abhaydatta’s meeting. As person, he cannot go against his a mother too, it is a very frightening prospect indeed, to find a strange old mother. When his mother refuses to man in her own house unexpectedly. believe in Abhaydatta or have A mother will always respond with her protective motherly instinct to anything to do with him in her own ward off characters whom she does home, Anand has to obey his not trust. But she does not know that her strong stance has ironically put mother’s wishes (or demands). He is her own son in a difficult and an obedient son. If he takes embarrassing situation. Abhaydatta’s side, it will mean to imply that his mother, Bela, is a liar. So he does not want to call her that and so he obeys her, against what he personally believes. Anand has his first taste of what is it like to be torn between the REAL and the FANTASY (MAGICAL) world.