Anita and Me : Scientific and Technical Innovation
"Anita and Me" is a novel by Meera Syal that was first published in 1996. The novel is set in the 1960s in the fictional mining village of Tollington, which is located in the West Midlands region of England. The novel explores themes of identity, race, class, and cultural differences. Share this paper
In terms of global context, the novel reflects the experiences of many people from South Asian communities who migrated to the United Kingdom in the mid-20th century. During this time, there was significant economic growth in the UK, and many people from former British colonies, such as India and Pakistan, were encouraged to come and work in industries such as manufacturing and healthcare.