Perseverance In The Breadwinner

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‘“Get out of my house!”’ Parvana jumped onto the Taliban soldiers before they could destroy her home and hurt her family. She felt a swift beating and fell to the ground. All she could do was watch helplessly as her father was dragged away by the Taliban soldiers. She knew she had to persevere to get through this. Perseverance is a putting forth a continuous effort even when things get difficult. The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis is about the struggles Parvana and her family face when the Taliban captures her father, the only person in the family who made money. In the book The Breadwinner, Parvana faces hardships when her father is taken away and everything goes downhill, but she perseveres to help her family survive.
In The Breadwinner, Parvana demonstrates perseverance when she and her mother go down to the prison to fight for her father. According to the text, “Parvana didn’t want to go… Over and over, Parvana and her mother kept yelling out their mission.” This proves that Parvana is hesitant to go to the prison; she is fearful and knows the Taliban could annihilate her and her mother like it was nothing. At the prison, the Taliban told Parvana and her mother, Fatana, to leave. They refused to leave and stood there stubbornly, yelling out that they were there for their husband and father. Meanwhile, the Taliban beats them, but they persevere until they physically can’t anymore.
Secondly, perseverance is demonstrated when Parvana has to pretend to be a boy, even though
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