The extracts “The Buddha of Suburbia” and “My fanatic son” by Hanif Kureishi are about relatives who cannot tolerate the fact that their family members do not follow their traditions and religions.
In this following analysis I will compare and contrast the situation between the two extracts.
The main conflict in the first extract is that the father wants his daughter to marry a guy who he has chosen for her. However the girl does not want to marry a random guy who she does not know. For that reason the father goes on a hunger strike.
The main conflict in the second text is that the son is extremely religious
and cannot understand why his father does not follow the rules of his religion. This is why he talks so rude and intolerant toward his father.
Their is a nearly same contrast between the two stories, because in the first story the father is more traditional and in the second story the son is .....[read full text]