This product is to further enhance your students' understanding of the novel, The Namesake, by Jhumpa Lahiri. In this worksheet, students will compare and contrast the differences in traditions, customs, and culture of the Ganguli family and the Ratliff family. One of the main conflicts in the novel is Gogol's confusion over his cultural identity. This comparison worksheet between the Bengali and American families featured in the text will help increase your student's understanding of the main character's internal conflict.
Created by: Mad Musings of an English Teacher