Feminist Criticism of A Thousand Splendid Suns

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What support does the news report mention for the Muslim forces in Afghanistan?

President Reagan and the United States

Who is Khadim in the text?

An 11-year-old neighborhood bully

Why does Laila work very hard in school?

Her father wants her to get a college education and live however she chooses

What does Laila's teacher emphasize to the children?

Men and women are equal, so women should not cover themselves

What decision does Laila make after being humiliated by Khadim?

She decides to enter her mother's closed bedroom

What is the political ideology of Laila's teacher?


Who supports the Muslim forces pushing the Communists out of Afghanistan?

United States

What does Laila's father prioritize for her?

Pursuing higher education and personal freedom

What does Laila find Khadim squirting her with?


What do Laila, Giti, and Hasina discuss after school?

How to rid themselves of unwanted suitors

Test your understanding of feminist criticism in Khaled Hosseini's A Thousand Splendid Suns with this quiz. Explore the themes of gender equality, women's rights, and the impact of political ideologies on women's lives.

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