The Hundred-Foot Journey Themes & Motifs

Richard C Morais
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Envy

Although Madame Mallory was a talented and celebrated chef of more than thirty years, she suffered from envy. As a result, she made others suffer from it as well. When Abbas opens a restaurant across the road from her famous inn and restaurant, she is irate. She tries to get his place shut down claiming that the authorities couldn’t let Abbas ruin “her street.”

When she was thwarted in these efforts, she confronted Abbas himself and berated him for opening a restaurant near her own. She wanted to be the only restaurant on the street. When Abbas’ restaurant enjoyed some success, she was so envious that she made life miserable for her entire staff. She was so angry that she shoved Abbas who bumped into Hassan which sent him flying into a hot stove. Hassan was hospitalized for his burns. That incident turned out to...

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