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The Namesake

The Namesake

by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Namesake: Symbols Quiz True or False

1. Who is Gogol named after? -> A Russian author
2. What do the clothes that the characters wear in The Namesake tell us about? -> Their self-confidence
3. What begins to haunt Gogol after his father's heart attack? -> His father's memory, carried on through Gogol's name
4. What/who saves Ashoke's life in a train wreck? -> Book by Nickolai Gogol
5. In The Namesake, what does food tell us about the characters? -> Their maturity

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