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Laila In Khaled Hosseini's A Thousand Splendid Suns

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In Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns, Mariam and Laila are very similar and different. Mariam was raised in a remote location, her mother was a servant. As for Laila, who was raised by a modern family, she received an education and had far more opportunities.
Laila’s father had made it a mission to get her an education, even though Laila wasn’t interested in in learning. Mariam’s mother despised of the idea of Mariam entering school. Nana had rejected Jalil’s opinion and didn’t even think of her as a human. Mariam wanted to get an education, but she didn’t have the opportunity. Laila’s father also wanted Laila to be safe. Mariam’s mom was harsh but was only trying to protect her.
Nana had always put Mariam down, and made her feel
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