Author Archives: gabriana94

Brick Lane: Nine Eleven

I think it was brilliant for Ali to put the 9/ll attack in this novel. She showed an entirely different perspective on it. Ali putting 9/11 in the novel from a non- US citizen point of view can actually speak … Continue reading

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Peer Response: Sexual Repression

I think Tiffany’s post is so interesting. I had never even thought about it that way. I went back and re- read the scene with her post in my head and it changed the entire scene for me. Nazneen is … Continue reading

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Brick Lane Response

I definitely see why Ali received criticism about her stereotypes in the novel with characters like Chanu. He is exactly the way one thinks a South Asian man would be. He is selfish, thinks higher of himself than he ought … Continue reading

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Brick Lane Response

I agree with ccooper51. The beginning of the novel was hard for me as well. I had trouble understanding which character was which and who was talking to who. However, once I got it, I was able to really get … Continue reading

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Cultural Response to Chapter 10

In the “Race Studies” section of the chapter, Parker uses an excerpt from W. E. B. DuBois’s book to show how people of the Black community were split between being a Black person in America and being an American in … Continue reading

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Macbeth Response

Almost everyone knows the story of Adam and Eve. When God created Adam and Eve, God forbade Adam to eat from the Tree of Good and Evil. The two could continue living in the Garden of Eden as long as … Continue reading

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The Management of Grief Response

In The Management of Grief, the speaker, Shaila Bhave, is describing the events that follow a traumatic plane crash. It is later confirmed that it was actually a terrorist bombing. Shaila lost her two sons and her husband in the plane crash. Throughout … Continue reading

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