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White Teeth - Part Two, Samad, 1984, 1857, Chapter 8, Mitosis, Summary & Analysis

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Part Two, Samad, 1984, 1857, Chapter 8, Mitosis, Summary

Samad is at O'Connell's, a neighborhood bar, waiting for Archie. He is upset because he has begun to think that his own temptations in this Western world prove that his children, without the background of Bangladesh traditions, are doomed. Archie arrives and speaks for a moment with the owner of the bar, Mickey, before going to Samad. Samad explains his situation. Samad sees his children every time he is with Poppy Burt-Jones and feels that they are about to be corrupted by the loose Western morals. Samad wants to know what to do to protect his children, short of ending his relationship with Poppy Burt-Jones. Archie has no idea what to tell Samad, so when he goes to get their food from Mickey, he asks Mickey's advice. Mickey suggests Samad either sends his children back...

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