Mehyar Swelim

Topics: Family, 2006 albums, Diana Pages: 2 (601 words) Published: February 20, 2013
Mehyar Swelim
Chapter 1
when Ghosh was telling Ashoke about the importance of seeing the world , it kind of reminded me of when my grandmother was coming back from America , I remember we were in a mini Van and she was telling me about what she saw and experienced in N.Y. City , there weren’t any crazy stories , but it sounded like she had too much fun for a 65 year-old lady , and then she looked at me and said the following “ you should go to N.Y. , visit your parents , and have fun for the summer “ , and then it crossed my mind that a 65 year-old lady could have that much fun , then I will definitely have a blasting time , the way I relate to character , Ashoke , in the novel , is that we both were inspired by an older person , and for Ashoke, I would encourage him the same way Ghosh did , is he is still young and should have fun , this event opened my eyes to possibilities that could be open when I listen to all opinions , and take the adventurous ones under consideration , because we as humans , change our life completely , when taking our own decisions.

Point Of View Writing
If it wasn’t for the accident, I would not have thought about studying abroad, my grandfather was right to some level, you could travel the world without having to leave your seat, but having Ghosh’s words in my head, while laying down on bed for a long time, it gave me the push to exit my box and start exploring, before I get another accident that might force me to stay on a wheelchair for the rest of my life.

Chapter 2
It’s surprising and marvelous, how we all look, walk, and survive alike , but we are so different in so many ways , in the way we name a child for an example. Like in America normally , the parents who names the baby , in the Bengali culture , it’s the grandmother who gets to name the baby , and It’s known in the U.S. and so many countries , that the child should be named before he or she leaves the hospital , in the Bengali culture it’s not...
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