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The third and final continent:
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1933: The narrator was born in India, Calcutta
1964: The narrator left India, sai

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Short Story The third and final continent: Short summary: 1933: The narrator was born in India, Calcutta 1964: The narrator left India, sailed on the S.S Roma to England - worked at the university library - lived in a small room with other Bengalis 1969: thirty six years old, full time Job in America, in the processing department of a library at M.I.T - wedding in Calcutta, Mala - rent a room in Mrs. Crofts house - Mrs. Crofts daughter Helen visits, narrator discovers that Mrs. Croft is 103 years old Six weeks later: he found furnished apartment a few blocks away - Mala arrived, thinks we're awkward until the narrator takes her to visit Mrs. Croft End: Mala and the narrator become American citizens - visits Calcutta every few years and have a son who attends Harvard University The escape Short summary: Samir: protagonist, born in Pakistan, moved to the UK and lost his wife, has 4 children - he immigrated to Britain to escape poverty - gets to know his wife there - works in Darwen textile mill first, starts his own knitwear business in Manchester - successful business -> bis house - in the beginning he doesn't know where he belongs to - visit Pakistan: doesn't feel home there either, recognises that England is his home - made a friend on the plane and refers different to the term...

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home - moves to an elderly peoples home with his friend - feels like he belongs to Pakistanas well as to England What dies home means to Samir: A home needs to make you feel safe and secure. To him it's the old peoples home, he has great friends there, who are making him feel warntet and needed. Settings: - India at Mrs. Croft in US - appartment - UK London Narrative perspective: - first person narrator - first tells the past and in the end he talks about the present Short Story characteristics: - limited number of characters - concentration on one character/ situation/ dilemma Characters: main characters: the narrator Mala Mrs. Croft Setting: - UK - Pakistan - on the plane topics: - cultural differences - gender relations - social mobility Title: - refers to America, where the narrator finally decides to settle down after living in Asia and Europe author: Jhumpa Lahiri Short Story characteristics: - direct start - focus on a single aspect - limited number of characters Characters: Samir 73 Sabiya: dead 4 children Samir siblings Narrative perspective: - third-person narrator, limited - a lot of direct speech Topics: - immigration - family - cultural differences - death Information: - title the escape - author: Quaisra Shaharaz - published: June 2009 Loose Change: Short summary: - female narrator, who is helped out by another foreign woman in a bathroom in the National Portrait Gallery in London - she needs coins for a tampon machine and the foreign woman help her out - she invites her for a cup of tea - the narrator finds out that Laylor and her brother are refugees from Uzbekistan - parents are journalists; arrested -the narrator learns more about her situation -the narrator thinks about how she can help Laylor -she eventually leaves the cafe and Laylor on her own Setting: National Portrait Gallery in London - women's bathroom - museum rooms - café C (Limited number of characters): Narrative perspective: - limited first-person narrator - reader sees situation through the eyes of the narrator Short Story characteristics: - length can be read in one sitting - focus on one single aspect - limited number of characters Characters: The narrator Laylor and her brother Features: Short Story A (length- can be read in one sitting): B (direct start) Right in the beginning we get to know the narrator... topics: - immigration - poverty - help -charity Information: title: loose Change Author: Andrea Levy DI concentration on one character/ situation/ dilemma/problem) El focus on one single aspect which undergoes a change in the course of a story):

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Short Story The third and final continent: Short summary: 1933: The narrator was born in India, Calcutta 1964: The narrator left India, sailed on the S.S Roma to England - worked at the university library - lived in a small room with other Bengalis 1969: thirty six years old, full time Job in America, in the processing department of a library at M.I.T - wedding in Calcutta, Mala - rent a room in Mrs. Crofts house - Mrs. Crofts daughter Helen visits, narrator discovers that Mrs. Croft is 103 years old Six weeks later: he found furnished apartment a few blocks away - Mala arrived, thinks we're awkward until the narrator takes her to visit Mrs. Croft End: Mala and the narrator become American citizens - visits Calcutta every few years and have a son who attends Harvard University The escape Short summary: Samir: protagonist, born in Pakistan, moved to the UK and lost his wife, has 4 children - he immigrated to Britain to escape poverty - gets to know his wife there - works in Darwen textile mill first, starts his own knitwear business in Manchester - successful business -> bis house - in the beginning he doesn't know where he belongs to - visit Pakistan: doesn't feel home there either, recognises that England is his home - made a friend on the plane and refers different to the term...

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home - moves to an elderly peoples home with his friend - feels like he belongs to Pakistanas well as to England What dies home means to Samir: A home needs to make you feel safe and secure. To him it's the old peoples home, he has great friends there, who are making him feel warntet and needed. Settings: - India at Mrs. Croft in US - appartment - UK London Narrative perspective: - first person narrator - first tells the past and in the end he talks about the present Short Story characteristics: - limited number of characters - concentration on one character/ situation/ dilemma Characters: main characters: the narrator Mala Mrs. Croft Setting: - UK - Pakistan - on the plane topics: - cultural differences - gender relations - social mobility Title: - refers to America, where the narrator finally decides to settle down after living in Asia and Europe author: Jhumpa Lahiri Short Story characteristics: - direct start - focus on a single aspect - limited number of characters Characters: Samir 73 Sabiya: dead 4 children Samir siblings Narrative perspective: - third-person narrator, limited - a lot of direct speech Topics: - immigration - family - cultural differences - death Information: - title the escape - author: Quaisra Shaharaz - published: June 2009 Loose Change: Short summary: - female narrator, who is helped out by another foreign woman in a bathroom in the National Portrait Gallery in London - she needs coins for a tampon machine and the foreign woman help her out - she invites her for a cup of tea - the narrator finds out that Laylor and her brother are refugees from Uzbekistan - parents are journalists; arrested -the narrator learns more about her situation -the narrator thinks about how she can help Laylor -she eventually leaves the cafe and Laylor on her own Setting: National Portrait Gallery in London - women's bathroom - museum rooms - café C (Limited number of characters): Narrative perspective: - limited first-person narrator - reader sees situation through the eyes of the narrator Short Story characteristics: - length can be read in one sitting - focus on one single aspect - limited number of characters Characters: The narrator Laylor and her brother Features: Short Story A (length- can be read in one sitting): B (direct start) Right in the beginning we get to know the narrator... topics: - immigration - poverty - help -charity Information: title: loose Change Author: Andrea Levy DI concentration on one character/ situation/ dilemma/problem) El focus on one single aspect which undergoes a change in the course of a story):