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Peaches #213851
Nov 16, 2011 8:04 PM

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I need Help with A Thousand Splendid Suns Reader Response!?

I need to explain the meaning of the quotation and its significance in the novel.

A. "Where I come from, a woman's face is her husband's business only" (p.70)
B. "But after four years of marriage, Mariam saw clearly how much a woman could tolerate when she was afraid." (p.98)
C. "Woman have always had it hard in this country, Laila, but they're probably more free now, uder the communists, and have more rights then they've ever had before..." (p.135)
D. "The Mujahideen, armed to the teeth but now lacking a common enemy, had found the enemy in each other. Kabul's day of reckoning had come at last." (p.172)
E. "...I am your husband now, and it falls on me to guard not only your honor but ours..That is the husband's burden." (p.223)
F. "God made us differently, you women and us men. Our brains are different. You are not able to think like we can." (p.365)
G. "...she was leaving the world as a woman who had loved and been loved back." (p.370)
H. "Kabul is waiting. Needing. This journey home is the right thing to do." (p.392)
I. "Mariam is in Laila's own heart, where she shines with the bursting radiance of a thousand suns." (p.414)

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Aslan
Nov 20, 2011 10:25 AM

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This is way too much info. for this space. If at least you read the summary at GradeSaver I think that you will able to connect the dots, so to speak, for many of them. Just follow the link below.

Source(s): http://www.gradesaver.com/a-thousand-splendid-suns/study-guide/short-summary/

 

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