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No class tomorrow

Remember that we don’t have regular class tomorrow. Use the time to write and research for your bibliography and research papers. I’ll be available in my office (25 Park Place, #2319) around 11:45 to chat if you need help. Remember also … Continue reading

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Theme

I love the fact that Nazneen was able to finally ice skate! It makes me think about how I feel when I listen and/or watch artists on stage or the radio. I, to feel like the artist can be free … Continue reading

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I was amazed by these chapters. It sounds lame, but I have never thought about what it would be like to see a new environment like Nazneen is emersed in. I’ve never been outside of the United States, and while … Continue reading

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Their kids?

While Nazneen’s perspective is beautifully insightful, I couldn’t help but think of what life was like for their children. As the first generation outside of their previous cultural line, it would be interesting to see how the cultures would develop … Continue reading

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Ice skating as symbol of freedom

The scene where Nazneen watched ice skating on T.V and then she decided to go ice skating was enjoyable. Ice skating for Nazneen was a sign of freedom or liberty. A lot of my classmates wrote about this symbol and … Continue reading

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Brick Lane Peer Response to Cultural Clashes

I liked one of the peer responses to the cultural strife that is taking place within the novel with the various characters especially Chanu and Nazneen. There exist this consist subtle but forceful drive or conflict to be at peace … Continue reading

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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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