22 Provide two adjectives to describe Mariams experience at her fathers home in

22 provide two adjectives to describe mariams

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22. Provide two adjectives to describe Mariam’s experience at her father’s home in Herat. Sad and expected 23. How does Mariam return to the kolba? Jalil’s driver takes her there. 24. What does Mariam discover when she returns? Nana had killed herself 25. Is Mariam right to feel guilt for her mother’s death? no , Mariam did nothing wrong all she wanted was to see her father. 26. What is the motive of Jalil’s wives in finding a suitor for Mariam? Why does Jalil go along with this plan? Jalil’s wives want her out of their house and Jalil doesn’t want to upset them, he knows this is what has to happen. 27. How does the author describe Rasheed without mentioning his physical appearance? What literary technique is this? Rasheed is wealthy and healthy, on the young side. 28. Why does Mariam finally say “yes”in the marriage ceremony? She knows that is what Jalil wants her to do. 29. What does Mariam realize about her father? How does that make her feel? Does this explain why she goes along with the marriage? She realizes Nana was right, that Jalil doesn’t care about her, she doesn’t want to be near him so she goes along with the marriage. 30. What does Mariam tell Jalil at the bus station? Were you surprised? She told him that she used to worship him and he is not who she thought he was. No, she is
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hurt by his words and Nana’s death 31. The beginning of Mariam’s marriage to Rasheed seems to promise happiness. What gives Mariam reason to be optimistic? What are signs that this may be short-lived? He doesn’t force her to do anything or to have sex. He later tells her to start acting like a wife. 32. How does Rasheed feel about the westernization of Afghanistan? What shows his ambivalence? He is traditional and against westernization. 33. What are Rasheed’s reasons for making Mariam wear a burqa and what do they tell us about his ideas about his role as a husband and man and his expectations for Mariam?
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