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Essay Question 5 | Transcript of a Dialogue Nigar Hanim v . the Amazon Nigar : “I am Nigar. My poetic talent is a gift of nature” (Dilmen 236). The world around me is changing, and I am a part of this change. With my steel-tipped pen, I write to renew the world around me, to awaken it from age-old traditions. I seek to understand all peoples; it is this love of understanding that has pushed me to fluency in eight languages. For our Turkey to move forward, we must recognize the success of other civilizations and let these meld with our own. Still there are many who do not share my inspirations for this new republic. From my modern dress, to my unguarded verses, I face challenges from men and women alike. As I write now in the spare hours of the morning, a warrior of the past appears to challenge me. .. Amazon : I come on behalf of my sisters. The Amazons, we who embrace our full identities as women. Your talk of change has awakened the start of something new and subversive. In my years, I heard and saw many women who threw their lives away by toiling unarmed beneath man. But you betray yourself further with such talk of equality. Where are your weapons, your
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defenses? You write your soul away to men who wait hungrily to devour you. You speak of
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2011 for the course ENG 325 taught by Professor Uraizee during the Fall '10 term at Saint Louis.

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