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  1.   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.

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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.

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