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The Namesake

The Namesake


by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Namesake: Quotes (What Was Said) True or False

1. Who says, "I just don't see you with some Indian guy"? -> Astrid
2. Who says, "It is like going home a few months after your Christmas"? -> Ashima
3. At her/his annaprasan, what character "plays with the dirt […] dug up from the yard and threatens to put the dollar bill in [his or her] mouth"? -> Ashima
4. What does the acronym ABCD stand for in this quote, "Teleologically speaking, ABCDs are unable to answer the question 'Where are you from?'" -> Angry Birds Cause Death (of pigs)
5. Who says, "There's no such thing as a perfect name. I think that human beings should be allowed to name themselves when they turn eighteen"? -> Ben