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Unformatted text preview: establishes that the cause of the children working like mules is the lack of child labor laws and the effect being what the children end up having to go through. WS3. The example of Nimai helps to explain that in some circumstances child labor can be a good thing. Though it is not necessarily a desirable life it can prove to be helpful. It adds to the authors authority on the subject because she has seen firsthand child labor in action. L1. The metaphor captures the problem of children in poor families by establishing that sometimes children can be more of a burden than a wonder. L2. Divakaruni has compassion for the children of the villages, she feels awful that they have to resort to stealing and begging to be able to survive another day....
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- Spring '08