Human Spirit In A Thousand Splendid Suns

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What is the human spirit, and why is it so important? The human spirit is a person’s ego, mentally and emotionally. Everyone has his or her own personal human spirit. It is the perseverance everyone needs to keep going when the heart tells him or her to stop. Christians state that the human spirit is the “real you”, or the center of a person, the main meaning of their existence. In A Thousand Splendid Suns, Mariam and Tariq demonstrate the power of the human spirit. In A Thousand Splendid Suns one character whose human spirit triumphed above the rest was Mariam. Despite losing her mother and learning her father was ashamed of her, Mariam did not crumble. Also, she tolerated Rasheed’s abuse and remained humble through it all. Even as Rasheed…show more content…
She is the youngest and only daughter of Hakim and Fariba. The lack of both of Laila's older brothers, who have gone off to war, makes her mature for her age and fills her with a common sense with a of purpose. Laila has a strong desire to use her intelligence and common sense to improve the world around her. A few Days later after Tariq flees to Pakistan, a rocket kills Laila's parents and hurts her, and Rasheed and Mariam help get her back healthy. After becoming a mother, Laila puts her children first and finds out that she is willing to accept limitations she once would have mocked. Through her steadily growing friendship with Mariam, Laila not only becomes happy in having a friend and mother figure, but she also begins to understand the sacrifices that are necessary to be a good mother by following Mariam's example. Mariam sacrificed her life to save Lailas. The human spirit is important because it is really the spirit that gives life to the soul and body. The spirit puts the power and truth to the body, so that it works as it is supposed to. If we don’t know of this then we are for sure living below potential. When we start to pay attention to our spirit, then we are beginning to acknowledge that we need help. Help to bring our human spirit higher and lift us up. “Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human
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