Fiji is an island country in Melanesia, part of Oceania in the South Pacific Ocean. Fiji consist of an archipelago (island chain) of more than 330 island- of which only 110 are permanently inhabited- and more than 500 islets (small islands). The two major islands, Viti Levu and Vanua Levu account for 87% of the total population of about 899 000 inhabitants.
- Describe an aspect of the film that showed you something you hadn’t seen before, caused you to think in a new way, or helped you understand something more thoroughly than before. In addition, describe how it changed your thinking.
This picture shows a hospital bill for giving birth in the US. Among many charges, there is one brought to our attention and that is the one charging the parent to hold their baby after birth.
Changez (to chapter 9)
Changez is the protagonist of the reluctant fundamentalist. Changez is a Pakistani man who went to college in New York at Princeton. He seems very in love with the idea of America and tries to fit in with his colleges which he doesn’t have much of a struggle with. However, after 9/11 his perspective on the country he so loved changes as he faces increasing racism and discrimination, and furthermore, as his relationship with the beautiful American Erica is thwarted by Erica’s obsession with her dead former boyfriend Chris, Changez eventually becomes disillusioned with his favourite country, viewing it as a danger to the rest of the world.
Living in another country is difficult as it is. Moving there, finding someone to interact with or just to experience your traditions in a society may be very difficult. This leads me to our topic today; the challenges we face living in a multicultural society.
On Wednesday the 31. of October, students in Norway had an international day. On this day, every year, we go around from classroom to classroom to understand different situations around the world and why we need to help them the next day on the OD-day. This year the main cause was the Israel and Palestine conflict.