In the story, Gabriel and Jeremiah face Eurocentric binary opposition. They are at a crossroads as to who they really are as a person. The white self and the indigenous other confound the main protagonists. They are trying to establish their real identity in the process. They are influenced by what their parents have taught them regarding their culture and the westernization of the thought process. This has been elucidated in detail in the novel. As the novel progresses, the main protagonists are criticized for losing their indigenous identity. However, it seems like they are gaining perspective and making choices based on their knowledge. This aspect of the novel is probed. There is the influence of the political governance of the state and the knowledge that is gained. As the novel progresses, the audience tends to understand the different dimensions of knowledge and how it bolsters towards the political paradigms of the state. The concept of wisdom, empathy and true knowledge can also be understood from this storyline. The main protagonist of the story line is found to understand and develop their innate knowledge in the process. This gaining of the knowledge enables the protagonist to gain self-awareness that has been considered as real power in this situation. There should be more nuanced understanding of true knowledge and self-realization of the process.