Due by 11:59pm Thursday May 3rd.
In a conversation between Parvez the taxi driver and his son, Ali, Parvez says: “‘I love England….They let you do almost anything here.” Ali, replies: “That is the problem”.
Answer the following questions in roughly 1250 words. Integrate your answers into a single essay, don’t answer the questions separately.
- What are Ali’s criticisms of modern British society, and his criticisms of his father?
- Are there any similarities between these criticisms and those Pope Francis makes of modern western society in general?
- In light of what you learned from the documentary we saw on the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), are you sympathetic to Ali’s point of view?
- How do you understand the end of the story? Who is the fanatic?