This product will assist your students in understanding the main character's maturation process in Jhumpa Lahiri's novel, The Namesake. The main character, Gogol, undergoes many changes throughout the course of the novel. As he ages, he encounters several turning points in his life, many of which center around his name. The worksheet provides students with a timeline which represents the major milestones where Gogol’s character faces his quest for identity. On this sheet, students will write what obstacle Gogol faces in his quest for his identity, which also chronicles his maturation process in the novel.
Created by Mad Musings of an English Teacher