Rushdie was accounted for to state that the lifting of the fatwa felt like “another progression over into the light” (“(Ahmed) Salman Rushdie”). After long years sequestered from everything for composing an anecdotal book that gave an inadvertent offense, Rushdie began to carry on with an ordinary life by and by. This occurrence influenced his works since it exhibited matters of dismissal in the public arena. In his seasons of “light” and “dimness”, Rushdie kept on expounding on comparative premises that are introduced in various works.
In Salman Rushdie’s accumulation of short stories, East, West, Rushdie investigates the lives of individuals of eastern ethnicity and the contentions they go up against in the western environment (Ho). The accumulation of stories is isolated into three sets: the East, the West, and the blend of both East and West.
“A word of wisdom is Rarer than Rubies” manages the happenings in the East, “At the Auction of the Ruby Slippers” manages the happenings in the West, and “The Courter” manages the social hybridization of both societies (Ho). These stories are fundamentally the same as in the portrayal, imagery, and subject.
“Solid counsel is Rarer than Rubies” investigates how individuals are content with living in an eastern situation. Miss Rehana, a wonderful Indian young lady, was en route to get an allow to go to Great Britain when Muhammad Ali, a specialist exhortation supplier, beseeches her to take his guidance for nothing. He advises her how she ought to continue while getting the allow.