Something Old, Something new

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Something Old, Something new - Plot
Man fails medical school and wife has failed marriage. Man converts to Islam for his wife to be. Man gets mugged so cant get home to Edinbruh. Uncle dies and mourning takes place for 3 days so can't have wedding. Marring in wifes brothers appartment
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Something Old, Something new - Themes
Reality, failure, regret, love, expectation, religion, food, family, relationship.
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Something Old, Something new - Characters
Man, Woman, Brother, Uncle.
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Something Old, Something new - Imagery / symbols
Two failures - one in medical school and one in marriageshows problems they must overcome.
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Something Old, Something new - Language
"something" - Repetition shows he is re-doing his life somewhere new. "the nile" - culture he is moving into. "Failed" - repetition shows failed society in new country. Rhetorical questions to question their society.
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Something Old, Something new - Structure
short and long paragraphs to show highs and lows of married life in their circumstances. difficult life they must adjust to.
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Something Old, Something new - Title Significance
"Old" - tradition. Antiquated and out of date just like making marriage vows. "," juxtaposition between something old and new. "Something" - shows the uncertanty of his new life. "New" - exciting new adventure, change and positivity.
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