Ahmed Hears In Cairo

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What are the sounds Ahmed hears in Cairo? What sounds does he contribute to the mix of city sounds? Why might the authors have stressed the different sounds of Cairo throughout the story?  What clues from the text (words, passages, and illustrations) help you understand that the story is taking place in modern times? What does Ahmed mean when he says that his written name will “last longer than the sound of it?” What literary techniques does the author use to describe the wind, the desert, the Nile, and the sand in the story? Why might they have done this?
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