Family Life - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

Akhil Sharma
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Since Birju had gotten accepted to the Bronx High School of Science, the Mishra family was being invited to other Indian families' houses. Ajay states that because there weren't very many Indian immigrants at that time, there were few role models. Because of Birju's academic achievement of getting into a prestigious school, he was considered a role model in their community.

Ajay continues to feel left out and wonders if his parents love him as much as they love Birju, especially since their mother jokes with Birju far more often than she jokes with Ajay. Birju even jokes about her body type/size when he teases her about working in a toll booth. Birju also gets a Korean girlfriend named Nancy.

Ajay and Birju go to Arlington again that summer; it's their second summer in America. Ajay spends his time watching cable television on...

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