In the beginning there were two faultless girls, Mariam and Laila. Both of these intriguing girls throughout their childhoods face very crucial things, but in the long run will be very important to the presence of others. Part one of the book starts off with Mariam, who lives with her hatred, miserable mother in a tiny house in Gul Daman. ,Mariam will be forced to marry a abusive man who is Rasheed, due to her father 's disappointment of her. In Part two Laila’s world turns
Khaled Hosseini shows lots of complex plots throughout the entirety of the novel. One way is how he makes the two main protagonists, Mariam and Laila, meet. This event causes so many different outcomes that could possibly stem from that one event. Furthermore, Hosseini achieves this concept throughout the novel in a more, specific way by revolving the plot around Mariam. Even though it might be Laila making the decisions, it counterplays with all of the events that happen to Mariam.
The narrator Jasmine passes through one situation to the other, also going from one country to the other, leading to several rebirths of her inner self. Not only the physical violence but also the mental violence influences Jasmine’s way of life and forces her to be reborn as a totally different person. Psychological pain which Jasmine faces because of the change in culture and life are depicted by Bharti Mukherjee in the novel Jasmine. Jasmine formerly known as Jyoti was born in the village of Hasnapur in Jalandhar district of Punjab eighteen years after the Partition Riots. She was an unwanted child to the family because she was the fifth daughter and the seventh of nine children.
Emma, by Jane Austen, is about a young stubborn girl that is brought up in a wealthy household. It is revealed to the reader by the narrator that Emma’s mother died when Emma was young which made her the woman of the household. From this, Emma learned prejudices that stuck with her in her young adult years. This leads to several conflicts with those around her in the community such as Playing with Harriet’s love life, thinking she is in love with Frank Churchill, and not acknowledging her feelings for Mr. Knightly until later on in the midst of chaos. Through the chaos that Emma creates, Emma learns from her mistakes in her private reflections.
She moves to Sweet Home as a former slave and was made to suffer more than any human being should have to, particularly during the last few days. Before she ran from Sweet Home to meet Baby Suggs and Halle, School Teacher comes to Sweet Home after Mr.Garner dies. Sethe was whipped and raped as soon as School Teacher realizes she tried to escape. A white girl, Amy, saw the horrible, bleeding scars on Sethe’s back while helping her take Denver, and said that the wounds looked as if it were a “chokecherry tree with blossoms” (Morrison 153). Furthermore, Paul D describes it as a “decorated work of an ironsmith too passionate to display” (Morrison 21).
In the first few pages of the book, we are introduced to Malalai of Maiwand, a Pashtun heroine whom Malala was named after. Malalai inspirited Pashtun men to turn the fight around venturing bravely onto the battlefield and dying under fire.Later on in the book , we meet Gul Makai, another Pashtun heroine, who used the Quran to teach her elders that war is bad. In the legend, Gul Makai is able to convince her elders that she can marry her love; a schoolmate and she succeeds . Malala’s story is but one example of this continuous fight. It is a struggle that is beyond Pakistan and the Muslim world.
They make common cause and endure degradation, starvation and brutality at the hands of their husband until they are forced to take up a desperate, joint struggle". After being severely beaten, locked up and starved by their husband, Laila and Mariam's differences lead to a conflict that ends in Rasheed's death and Mariam takes the blame; and is killed by the Taliban for killing his husband. This novel deals with many deep topics under the surface, mainly feminist issues, I have critically discussed the statement that says "A Thousand Splendid Suns shows the social and cultural- and, ultimately political structures that support the devaluation, degradation, and violence endured by Mariam and Laila". This was done by focusing and taking into consideration the events that take pace in the novel; which include the decisions that the two women made that led to their conditions that they find themselves in, and the hardships that the women went through, throughout the
This speaks more to me than The Kite Runner because I’m a woman and I’m a daughter so I could relate more to this story. Set in Afghanistan during war and invasion, their tragic story becomes even more tragic with all the death around the characters. It’s an eye opener to the horrible events in Afghanistan years
In The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald explores the definitions of happiness. Throughout the novel, Fitzgerald reveals multitudes of scenarios that describe and define happiness in its purest form. Happiness is revealed as something temporary and difficult to maintain. Throughout the novel, the reader sees the conflicts that arise between Tom and Gatsby and their love and happiness towards life and Daisy. Because of this, Tom and Gatsby play the largest role in describing what happiness is in the novel.
A Thousand Splendid Suns is a story about a girl named Mariam, the story takes place in the 1960s she lives in Herat ,Afghanistan she is a troubled girl because she has a very difficult relationship with her mother Nana who is not doing so well economically. Miriam also has a father, Jalil and he is doing very well economically he has a job as a business mas and has other 3 wives and many other brothers and sisters , but he takes time to see Miriam once a week because she is and illegitimate child.One day she tells her father that she wants to live with him and his family and he agrees but then never shows up , so Miriam decides to go look for him and finds his house but he does not let her in and so she stays there and spends the night sleeping there and Jalil tells his driver to taker her home , but something bad happens and when she arrives at her house she finds her mother Nana dead , she had committed suicide. After the funeral Miriam is taken to her fathers house but as it was expected his other wives do not want anything to do with her because she is not heir child or their responsibility,so they tell Jalil to let her