1.
Discuss the
representation of love in The Namesake. You may focus on friendship,
parent-child relationships, or romantic relationships. What role do these
relationships play in the character’s personal transformations and questions of
identity? Find quotes and examples to support your claims.
2. Discuss
the representation of belonging in The
Namesake. How has the author represented complex
experiences of difference, belonging and alienation? Find quotes and examples to support your claims.
3.
Discuss the significance of names and naming
in The Namesake.