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What's a quote from "A Thousand Splendid Suns" that state that Mariam and Laila are friends?

 

ash s #195337
Aug 15, 2011 5:33 PM

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What's a quote from "A Thousand Splendid Suns" that state that Mariam and Laila are friends?

Can you give me at least a few quotes that prove that Mariam and Laila are friends. One is ok, but more would be fantastic. thx.

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Aslan
Aug 15, 2011 7:42 PM

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Best Answer: Hi, I don't have the book in front of me at the moment so I'm going to quote from another source. I'll list it in the source link.

There true love for one another is illustrated best after Mariam has killed Rasheed. She decides that the only way for Laila to be free is to accept responsibility for Rasheed's death herself. Laila wants Mariam to try and escape with her, but Mariam realizes they will not escape from the Taliban authorities together.

"We'll take care of each other," Laila said, choking on her words, her eyes wet with tears... "I'll take care of you for a change."
... Laila crawled to her and again put her head on Mariam's lap...
... All she could do was roll herself up and bury her face one last time in the welcoming warmth of Mariam's lap.

Just before her execution, Mariam thought again about Laila.

... she was leaving the world as a woman who had loved and been loved back. She was leaving it as a friend, a companion, a guardian.

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ash s #195337
Aug 15, 2011 9:14 PM

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Aslan
Aug 15, 2011 10:13 PM

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I'm a detective, but do remember to refer to GradeSaver first. It's a great site partly because it has me!
 

ash s #195337
Aug 16, 2011 9:35 AM

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haha true you give great answers. Thx for all the help.
 

ash s #195337
Aug 16, 2011 9:56 AM

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By the way do you think of these answers on your own or do you get them from the internet?
 

Aslan
Aug 16, 2011 10:16 AM

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No, they are mine unless I source them.
 

ash s #195337
Aug 16, 2011 11:34 AM

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oh ok
 

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