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Good Advice Is Rarer than Rubies

In the story, Rehana is one of the "Tuesday women." The term is used to refer to young ladies who go to the British consulate every Tuesday to apply for English visas. Some of the women are...

Latest answer posted November 4, 2020 7:54 pm UTC

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Good Advice Is Rarer than Rubies

Muhammad Ali wants to help Miss Rehana by giving her advice and procuring the necessary papers for her visa. The aged confidence man usually makes his living from tricking unsuspecting women out of...

Latest answer posted October 13, 2015 8:46 pm UTC

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Good Advice Is Rarer than Rubies

In the short story "Good Advice Is Rarer than Rubies" by Salman Rushdie, a young woman who has traveled to the British Consulate to apply for a visa is accosted by a professional advice-giver. He...

Latest answer posted October 14, 2019 7:40 pm UTC

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Good Advice Is Rarer than Rubies

In Salman Rushdie's "Good Advice is Rarer Than Rubies," the two main characters both learn a lesson. First, Muhammad Ali learns that not all women are "Tuesday" women. Prior to the appearance of...

Latest answer posted June 12, 2018 4:54 pm UTC

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Good Advice Is Rarer than Rubies

Salman Rushdie’s short story “Good Advice Is Rarer than Rubies” is a tale that is filled with irony. One of the most obvious instances is the fact that the advice that Muhammad Ali gives to Miss...

Latest answer posted April 6, 2016 10:10 pm UTC

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Good Advice Is Rarer than Rubies

In the story, Muhammad Ali is an aging confidence man who schemes to make money from women in desperate need of visas. The women who go to the British Consulate are known as 'Tuesday women,' and it...

Latest answer posted September 30, 2015 8:10 pm UTC

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Good Advice Is Rarer than Rubies

The differences in perspectives between Rehana and Muhammad Ali reflect the difference between an "Eastern" and "Western" view of the world. "Good Advice is Rarer Than Rubies" is one of several...

Latest answer posted September 15, 2015 11:19 am UTC

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Good Advice Is Rarer than Rubies

I will concentrate mostly on "Good Advice is Rarer than Rubies" because the only "Giribala" I can find in my world literature books is by Mahasweta Devi. My guess is that particular story is the...

Latest answer posted May 6, 2015 10:23 am UTC

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Good Advice Is Rarer than Rubies

In the short story, Rushdie explores the idea of "there's no place like home" with a cosmopolitan modern angle of perception. In the original quotation, Dorothy takes the advice of the Good Witch...

Latest answer posted August 14, 2009 9:35 pm UTC

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Good Advice Is Rarer than Rubies

Miss Rehana arrives at the British consulate to obtain the needed documentation and approval to meet her fiancée in London. Muhammad Ali spots her and is immediately captivated by her appearance,...

Latest answer posted March 1, 2021 11:42 am UTC

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Good Advice Is Rarer than Rubies

Though this story is short, and though these two characters only have two conversations, Rushdie's dialogue and narration establishes a developing relationship between them that offers an...

Latest answer posted April 6, 2016 9:08 pm UTC

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Good Advice Is Rarer than Rubies

“Good Advice is Rarer than Rubies” is a short story by Salman Rushdie. It was first published in 1987. Salman Rushdie is a British Indian writer. In this story, a young woman, Miss Rehana, arrives...

Latest answer posted February 9, 2020 11:55 am UTC

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Good Advice Is Rarer than Rubies

The idea of sight is an interesting theme that comes out of the short story. In the mere setting, there is a clouding of dust outside the consulate/ embassy, making it difficult to see. At the...

Latest answer posted March 18, 2011 10:10 pm UTC

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Good Advice Is Rarer than Rubies

The opening section of the story draws our attention to the beautiful, young Miss Rehana. Dialogue is sparse, and this opening sequence is largely narrative. Enclosed within the sparse dialogue is...

Latest answer posted July 11, 2016 6:14 pm UTC

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Good Advice Is Rarer than Rubies

The short story, "Good Advice Is Rarer Than Rubies" by Salman Rushdie, is one of the stories in his 1987 collection East, West. This means that as you are searching for scholarly references, you...

Latest answer posted July 12, 2017 6:38 am UTC

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Good Advice Is Rarer than Rubies

To answer this question, one must understand what intentional fallacy is. Intentional fallacy is based upon the concept of author intent. When reading, one tries to figure out what message the...

Latest answer posted June 8, 2018 7:47 pm UTC

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