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Kiss Miss Carol Farrukh Dhondy
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Both the 'Son's Veto' and 'Kiss Miss Carol' examine the relationship between a child and its parent. Compare what Thomas Hardy and Farrukh Dhondy have to say about that relationship and show how the situation in each story is typical of its period and setting.
'Kiss Miss Carol'.
Farrukh Dhondy was born in 1944 in Bombay, India. After getting an engineering degree in Bombay he travelled to England. Here he achieved a BA and MA from the Cambridge and Leicester university. He became a full time author in 1980 before which he taught English in various schools in London.
Most of his books were written for children, for example 'East End at your feet', and 'Poona Company'. He went on to write plays for stage and television.
In ''Kiss Miss Carol'' Dhondy shows the problems children from ethnic minorities that live in Britain have to face. The struggle for their identity; adapting to western ways while respecting their parents and maintaining their cultures.
'Kiss Miss Carol' is the story of a young boy Jolil who comes from an eastern background and is living in a western society. When
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