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White Teeth - Part Two, Samad, 1984, 1857, Chapter 6, The Temptation of Samad Iqbal, Summary & Analysis

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Part Two, Samad, 1984, 1857, Chapter 6, The Temptation of Samad Iqbal, Summary

In the ten years since his children were born, Samad has become very involved in their lives and the school they attend. Samad goes to the weekly school council meetings and often argues with school policy over trivial matters. At one particular meeting, Samad argues over the paganism of a holiday known as Harvest Festival. Harvest Festival is simply a day in which the children take food to a senior citizen in the area, but Samad feels the holiday is inappropriate. After the meeting, the art teacher, a young, beautiful woman, shares Samad's sentiments and suggests they work together to end the celebrations. Samad is attracted to this young woman and is excited at the prospect of spending time alone with her.

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