The namesake quotes about family
The Namesake Quotes by Jhumpa Lahiri
Family Love Quotes
The Namesake Quotes
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In Chapter 2, when Ashoke names Gogol, the narrator describes his memory of the train accident that almost killed him. But the memory in this moment changes. It is still powerful, almost overwhelming.
Gogol Ganguli: So I'm two inches away from her. Her luscious lips part. Just as I'm about to kiss her, she looks at me and she says, "What's your name? Gogol Ganguli: [after being told the origin of his name] Baba, is that what you think of when you think of me? Do I remind you of that night? Ashoke Ganguli: Not at all. You remind me of everything that followed.