Even after changing his name to Nikkei and woo failed relationships, it took his father’s death for him to realize how his baa ground is significant towards his identity. Through Googol, Lair teaches readers how et hon., religious, regional, family backgrounds will always be a part of one’s status no matter h owe much one tries to ignore it. In his early childhood, Googol did not have any problems with the Bengali cult re. The family would always go to Bengali parties and get together on the weekends, allowing them to practice their Indian culture. . Googol begins dating women who aren’t from the same background as his fame lay in his college years. Reveals how he wants to distance himself from his family and background. He dates Ruth who is a hippie. Later on dates Maxine and moves In with her family. 3. His father’s death helped him get closer to his family. He regrets spending Tim e away from his parents and breaks up with Maxine. He later marries a woman, Mom chums, who is accepted by his Indian parents. 007, Form B Outline In The Namesake, Jump Lair follows the life of a second generation immix rant, Googol, as he is raised in America by his Bengali parents Shake and Sashimi. A s he grows up, Googol depicts several acts of betrayal to his family and their values. For on e, he legally changes his name before entering college. He chooses a different major to re bell from his parents as well. Also, Googol lies to mother about his relationships. These acts of betrayal reveal his need for a carefree American lifestyle, proving how he does not pre fewer living the Bengali lifestyle.
The protagonists rebellious actions affects him, eventually of arcing him to make decisions he regrets By the end of the novel, Googol is guilty of his actions; yet his billions were a vital development of his life as a whole. Through Googol, Alai RI aims to reach out to readers to reveal how these actions affect one’s life; perhaps give nag the character a change in perspective. The accidental idea of the name Googol because his grandmothers letter got I Cost, forcing his parents to name him instead. As he grows up, Googol begins to onto CE how his name is not common to the American people.
He gets embarrassed when his class reads The Overcoat in class and disconnects all relations to his name. It is an CT of betrayal from his father, since he named him. He has a relationship with Maxine while studying architecture. Googol prefers Ammine’s way of life and moves in with her family. He lies to his mother as he denies going home to visit his dad before he moves away to another state. He is blind d by his wants and does not see the affection his parents have for him. These betrayals result in consequences. He finds out about the truth of his an me and immediately feels guilty.