Why do you stare? Asked the date palms Did you forget That we are coconut trees after translation?-Kuzhur Wilson Marxism and the social network created by Christian missionaries are recognised as the two  fundamental players in the creation of Kerala modernity and its renaissance project. As early as in 1892, we can see in a novel like Saraswathivijayam (The victory of Saraswathi)  an emphatic testimony to the influence wielded by missionaries in shaping Ma