Pakistan Essays

Sort By:
  • Better Essays

    that the writers focusing on India may highlight these problems. Since it is the first novel on the theme of partition, Train to Pakistan projects a realistic picture of those nightmarish and fretful days accompanying the division. It is regarded that Khushwant Singh intended to name the novel as Mano Majra which hints the static, but later he selected Train to Pakistan , implying the sense of change at the same time recalling the train service which is the symbol of India itself where different

    • 2754 Words
    • 12 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    Khushwant Singh’s Train to Pakistan recounts the event of the Partition of India, which happened in 1947. Set in a fictional village of Mano Majra, the novel aims to depict the cultural and political clash between the Sikhs, Hindus, and Muslims and, by following the development of the characters, unveil the moral of humanity. Throughout the novel, Singh portrays the experience of conflict that each character, including Juggut Singh, Iqbal Singh, and Hukum Chand, has to deal with. Based on the characters’

    • 1035 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    Heroism In I Am Malala

    • 1881 Words
    • 8 Pages

    Imagine living in a country, in which you run the risk of being shot for an education. It may seem far-fetched, but in a country such as Pakistan, Malala Yousafzai first handedly experienced the dangers of wanting an education. On October 9, 2012, while Malala was traveling home from school, she was shot. Not only did she survive, but because of this incident, Malala was determined even more than she was before to become an advocate for girls education rights for around the world. With this goal

    • 1881 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    Malala Yousafzai was born on July 12, 1997, in Mingora, Pakistan to her father, Ziauddin and her mother, Toor Pekai. The name Malala is based on the Afghan heroine Malalai. In Pakistan giving birth to a girl typically isn't something that is celebrated but Malala’s dad insisted that she would be treated equally and would have the same opportunities as a male would. Malala grew up in Swat Valley which used to be a very popular tourist destination for it's festivals and Swat river. As a child, Malala

    • 913 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    I Am Malala

    • 505 Words
    • 3 Pages

    Malala was a young girl from Pakistan who was very outspoken. She became very outspoken about the rights for girls and their education. Her eagerness to stand up for her beliefs makes her a target for those with the opposite beliefs as her. The Taliban were those targeting her. The Taliban was a religious group that had a very different idea about the rules of the women in Pakistan. On her way to school one day she was shot in the head. Though the shot didn 't kill her, it went past her eye. At

    • 505 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    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. “The terrorist thought they would change my aims and stop my ambition, but nothing changed in my life except this: weakness, fear, and hopelessness

    • 824 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    obstacles, she has benefited girls ' education around the world. The first step of the heroic cycle is The Ordinary World. This step is where the hero is introduced and their background story is told. Malala Yousafzai, born on July 12, 1997 in Mingora, Pakistan, loves learning. She lives with her family of four others: Toorpekai(mom),

    • 619 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    not being imprisoned. D. The state of not being physically unrestricted and able to move easily. In the United States, we are all free to walk, talk, and we have the freedom of religion. To me freedom means to be able to go to school. Girls in Pakistan are not allowed to go to school or to walk down the road without their father walk with them. I truly hope that the people over there get their freedom back. I am truly grateful for my freedom. People should respect soldiers that lost their lives

    • 316 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Good Essays

    Compared to the European countries Pakistan has no agenda of helping refugees or restoring infrastructure. Restoring means structure already existed. The Europeans countries had know - how and technical ability to restore what was destroyed in the war. Pakistan, on the other hand, wants to build a new infrastructure and heavily relies on financial and technical support of China. CPEC was not initiated because the recipient, Pakistan was recovering from a war. Pakistan is there because of rampant corruption

    • 1148 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Teen Activism Essay

    • 558 Words
    • 3 Pages

    amazing and brave. Many teen activists like Malala Yousafzai, Alex Libby, Iqbal Masih are all great activists and they each fight for something different. One very important teen activist named Malala Yousafzai was a schoolgirl born in Mingora, Pakistan in a small village named SWAT. When she was younger her school shut down ,she realized that education is really important so she started to speak up and to tell other people that education is really important but the Taliban (a terrorist group)

    • 558 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    On Friday, April 21, 140 Afghan soldiers were brutally killed in a rampage by the Taliban in the northern province of Balkh, in Afghanistan. The attack, one of the deadliest in the past two decades, took place in an army base and targeted soldiers who had just left the mosque after Friday prayers and were preparing for lunch. Though the official death toll has not been reported yet, a shortage of coffins has been affirmed, making some speculate the death toll could be as high as 200. In a press

    • 685 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    Cricket Dbq

    • 949 Words
    • 4 Pages

    is often seen as “just a game,” but it has made a much bigger significance than one might expect. Cricket and politics were deeply intertwined in 20th century India. Cricket helped symbolize and influence political tensions between India and both Pakistan and England, along with other religious rivalry between ethnic groups. Despite this, matches fostered togetherness and became a source of both religious and national pride. Cecil Headlam, an English cricketer and historian, once said in 1903, that

    • 949 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Ahmedi was in a tough situation. After fleeing her home with her mother in search of a better life, she was denied entrance into Pakistan for refuge. During her harrowing experience, she realized ideas that changed her for the better. To begin with, she learned the importance of perseverance. She never gave up when trying to enter Pakistan, even when facing extreme consequences. In paragraph one, she states,” I felt desperate to get through, because the sun was setting, and if we got stuck here

    • 410 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Around the year 2007, Swat Valley, a district located in Mingora, Pakistan, was under control of the Taliban. They started creating policies, which stated that no girls were aloud to go to school. In addition, in 2008 the Taliban destroyed more than 400 schools in Swat Valley. No girl stood up for her rights except for one, Malala Yousafzai. However, October 9, 2012, Malala Yousafzai was shot three bullets by the Taliban on her forehead; fortunately, she recovered. Prior to receiving her health

    • 701 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    rhetorical strategies is how i know Malala. She makes the reader experience in his or her mind what it is to live in pakistan. Malala used very good rhetorical strategies to convey her message and to inspire many around the world, including me. To begin with, Malala used a lot of pathos to convey her message. To start it off, she began by using pathos while explaining her life in Pakistan. An example of pathos she used was “The taliban threatened my father. Now I was afraid” (Malala 51). This caused

    • 586 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Malala Yousafzai is the youngest woman to ever receive the Nobel Peace Prize who is from Pakistan. She was shot and left for dead by the Taliban for standing up for women’s education at the age of 15 back in 2012. In Pakistan, women are not capable of going to school because the Taliban prohibits them from doing so. The Taliban is a terrorist group who took over Malala’s region when she was just 10 years old. Malala wrote I am Malala to introduce her life to the world and how women all around the

    • 854 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Malala Yousafzai

    • 1519 Words
    • 7 Pages

    she confronted being a young lady and living in Pakistan. The book is rousing and moving book for the young ladies who ought to went to bat for their rights. Malala Yousafzai is an author of the book. She is a Pakistani dissident for female training and the most youthful Nobel Prize laureate. She is known for human rights promotion, particularly the instruction of ladies and kids in her local Swat Valley in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, northwest Pakistan, where the nearby Taliban had now and again restricted

    • 1519 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    the troubled women in Pakistan and in the world. Her fight for women's education starts off in the Swat Valley, under the brutal and unjust Taliban rule. A brave Afghan woman, Malala almost lost her life in fighting for the rights of women in education as well as women’s equal rights and freedom of speech. She rose above inequality in women and due to the tragedy she faced she has created an identity for women worldwide. Malala was born July 12, 1997, in Mingora, Pakistan. Her hometown was famous

    • 1527 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    Malala Rhetorical Research Paper        Malala Yousafzai, an inspirational and courageous young girl with a strong ambition to change the educational structure in third world countries for the justice of misfortunate children deprived of an education. She is a million voices depicted in one, she is the spark of light searched by the many who aren’t granted an education so readily. Malala speaks from the heart, she is humble, bold, and confident procuring her the followers and support she has had

    • 924 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    defied the Taliban and spoke out as an activist for women’s education, represents the standards of an archetypal hero. Malala Yousafzai was born in Mingora, Pakistan. Her hometown, a popular tourist location, thrived due to its summer festivals until the Taliban invaded. Her father, Ziauddin, owned a school and advocated for education in Pakistan. Ziauddin became a forthright antagonist of Taliban efforts to restrict education and prohibit girls from attending school. Malala’s father backed her academic

    • 334 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays