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Analysis Of A Thousand Splendid Suns

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A Thousand Splendid Suns is such a good book of family and love from violence to hugs. This book was set in Afghanistan from the early 1960s to the early 2000s. One of the main characters, Mariam, lives in Herat, a small town in Afghanistan.Some other main characters are Laila, Rasheed and Tariq. Laila and Mariam both live under the control of Rasheed. This book really shows love, war, violence and feminism throughout the novel. In A Thousand Splendid Suns you see the theme love through Mariam, Laila, Aziza and Tariq.
Mariam and Laila at first don’t have a very close blond with each other. They both didn’t know what to think about each other. When the rocket struck Laila, Rasheed and Mariam helped her. Mariam would also listen for Laila’s shoes every morning coming down the stairs. They’re bond kept getting closer and closer.. They really don’t have anyone else to talk too and they tell each other about all their problems. One day in the winter, Laila asked to braid Mariam’s hair, because that was one of the few things she enjoyed. “Mariam sat still and watched Laila’s slim fingers in the mirror tighten her plaits.”(Hosseini 255). Laila was making the braids as tight as possible, so that it would look good. This just shows how much closer they have become. They’re like best friends and they don’t even realize it yet. They wanted to do so many things together. Laila especially wanted to flee from Rasheed, because he is so abusive to her and doesn’t appreciate her. “We’re
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