Continuing with our book-project

As I have previously written, we are reading a book in class now called “The Reluctant Fundamentalist” by Mohsin Hamid. We have just finished chapter 8, and I will in this blog-post answer some tasks and questions from chapter 6-8. Imagine that you are Changez and write a personal diary entry about the atmosphere in […]

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The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Right now we are working with a book in class called the Reluctant Fundamentalist. The book is written by Mohsin Hamid and was published in 2007. The book is about a young Pakistani, Changez, who meets a US American in Lahore, Pakistan and tells him about his old, “successful” life in the USA – until […]

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A prime minister´s promises

In this text I am going to comment on Justin Trudeau`s, the prime minister of Canada, speech to the Assembly of First Nations in late 2015. In his speech, he announced a complete renewal of Canada´s relationship with its indigenous population. In his speech, he first starts to say hello in many different languages to […]

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A speech about multiculturalism

In this post, I am going to comment on David Cameron´s, the former British prime minister, speech about multiculturalism. The speech were held at the Munich Security Conference in February 2011. This speech were his first speech as a prime minister, and in the speech he criticized “state multiculturalism”, which is about separating cultures living […]

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A letter by way of explanation

The past weeks, our class has read several text about different cultures and religions, and also about multiculturalism. We read five different texts, and my favorite text is “A letter by way of explanation” by Mohsin Hendricks. The reason why is because it was really personal and informative, and I felt with the writer as […]

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Gran Torino

This week, our class are going to watch a movie called Gran Torino. The movie is about a racist Korean War veteran living in a crime-ridden Detroit neighborhood who is forced to confront his own lingering prejudice when a troubled Hmong teen from his neighborhood attempts to steal his prized Gran Torino. 1a, I think the […]

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Toxic relations

This week, we have read the short-stories “My son the fanatic” and “Free for all” in class. Both of them were about fathers who did not accept the way their sons wanted to live their lives. They were about fathers who had a clear vision of what they wanted their sons to do, and they […]

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International Day

Last Wednesday, it was international day at my school. On this day, our normal classes were out and we focused on international problems around the world and this years OD-project. We had a human library with several interesting people in a bunch of different rooms who were talking about various topics. There were also other […]

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