As an example parvana had a very hard time to cut off her long silky hair. But parvana preserved and finally became a boy to help her family survive through the long and treacherous time of the control of the Taliban. The text states, “‘You’re not cutting my hair!’ Parvana hands flew up to her head.” As another example the text states, “Paran realized Mrs. Weera was right .
Sayed betrays Betty by lying to her about their stay in Iran. He hits her and keeps her from calling her family, which are clear signs of domestic violence. Betty is brave and tries to escape in spite of the danger of upsetting her husband. She is able to escape on her own but she refuses to leave Mathob behind because of the unconditional love she feels towards her daughter. I found the movie very
Malala Yousafzai Pakistani teenager who was shot in the head by Taliban when she was 14 years old because she was brave to speak out about education and women right in her country. Therefore, the Taliban issued a law stating that no girls’ may go to school. Malala was living in war and was very paranoid, and also, When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and battled for her right to an education.
None of the teachers or students wanted to take up this task due to the fear of losing their life to the Taliban. Malala at the time 11 years old took up the task(Malala Yousafzai). Under the name, Gul Makai she wrote her experiences about how she felt the Taliban were obstructing her learning abilities. She wrote about the daily activity of how the Taliban were treating people and killing people. Eventually, the people found out that Malala was the one writing for the BBC when her father by accident revealed it.
SOULS OF SONG TRA BONG Sitting on our mama’s lap, we’ve always heard stories of people who’ve had hard times in their lives; first of those who had to fight with a monster just because they didn’t listen to their parents, then as we grew up, those who had to leave school to save the world from those with malevolent intentions. But at the end, a story was a story, and those people killed the monsters, never did something without their parents’ approval, and turned back to school to get a master’s degree; just to convince us kids that everything that was in a story was the right thing to do to, and the characters we read, were heroes that would never make mistakes. Growing up this way, I had an implicit assumption that a character had to show heroic behaviors to have an impact on me.
When Marjane and her father pick her up, she is in tears. Two fundamentalists had approached her whilst she was waiting for her husband to pick her up. They threatened her that if she does not wear the hijab at all times like most Islamic women do, she would be raped losing her individuality. According to the regime, woman needed to be covered from head to toe and not be seen expressing their thoughts. C.
Lady Brenna knows that she cannot let a cold and battle hardened highlander take away freedom – not when she has fought so hard and endured so many hardships to get to this point. She will do anything in her power to ensure the freedom and safety of her children from any moody highlander. However, while she has sworn to protect her children, she fails to protect her heart at the warriors kisses make her weak. She seems to forget every vow to keep her heart and changes all her beliefs about love when he touches
Anoosh so his death made her angry with the Shah and God. She use to see God at night time but after Anooshs death she tells God to never come back and he never visited her again. Death was all around Marji at a young age including her friend’s parents and people she use to see every day because of the theocracy she lived under. Anoosh death caused Marji to realize the environment she lives in is unfair and a place that needs changed. Mohsen a friend of Marji’s family was captured and tortured by the shah for being a hero during the revolution.
I’m glad you’re leaving!” (Carver, 2014, p. 1), not minding her, he kept on putting his clothes inside the suitcase. Consequently, after packing his clothes, demanded for the baby. This singular request overwhelm his ‘wife’, who therefore adjusted and transfixed her standing position, ready for a fight and further more responded calmly that he is not going to touch the baby (Carver, 2014, p. 1). Therefore, family war broke out resulting in series of shovelling and scuffling that turn the angel baby “red-faced and screaming” (carver, 2014, p. 2).
(AGG)War forces individuals to change(BS-1)Najmah is more mature because of the war.(BS-2)Dressing as a boy forces Namah to be more independant.(BS-3)Najma makes more of her own decisions after meeting Nusrat.(TS)Najmahs experiences during the war cause her to become a more responsible person. (MIP-1)The experience of having her home being destroyed by the war caused her to be more mature.(SIP-A)When Najmah’s father and brother were taken by the Taliban and she had to take care of her mother.(STEWE-1)Mada-Jan was so upset that baba-Jan and nur were taken by the Taliban that she wouldn 't even get up to eat so najmah has to make her want live again by saying “you may choose not to live, but the baby and I need you. And the flock needs food. I don 't want to die”(staples 38).
Imagine waking up everyday, thinking of not having your village there anymore, and not having your family with you because the Taliban had destroyed the village and killed your family. The Taliban in Under the Persimmon Tree, by Suzanne Fisher Staples, are like the real life Taliban. The Taliban terrorize people 's daily lives, the Taliban do not let children do things that most children do around the world. The setting of the book is Afghanistan/Pakistan. Najmah is the main character who losses her brother and father when the Taliban took them to fight for them.
Therefore he beat him up until his mom jumped in his place and got beat up instead, she would do anything for her children. This quote is relevant to the novel because in the beginning of the book O-lan was working for The Great House of Hwang, however, she never talked about it unless it was for her children’s sake. Wang Lung was surprised to hear that then reason that his son was misbehaving was because of women. O-lan suggested getting him a slave, however, his father would not allow that. He decided he was proud his son was a young lord.
Quotes: “She’s going to tear the black bastards limb from limb, she’s so furious. She’s swelling up, swells until her back’s splitting out the white uniform and she’s let her arms section out long enough to wrap around the the three of them five, six times. She looks around with a swivel of her huge head. Nobody up to see, just old Broom Bromden the half-breed Indian back there hiding behind his mop and can’t talk to call for help.
In The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis, a central theme is hope. First, the image of Mrs. Weera’s encouragements represents the theme of hope because it represents new ideas and how they could still survive happily. For example, Mrs. Weera said “Don’t give up hope” in the story, she had brought the family back up to work hard to survive and earn money without their Dad. In addition, Mrs. Weera had been reminding them about the wonderful ideas, and she even came up with one, which is the “boy” disguise.