Problems In I Am Malala

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Malala is a Pakistani citizen who gained international recognition for campaigning and confronting Taliban ideals against women's rights especially education. A few years ago she published a book called "I am Malala" where she discusses the problems she faced along her life in search for the right of education. The narrative gives the reader a window into how politics, tradition and family tradition's influence Malala's personality and thoughts.
Since the beginning of the book, Malala describes how her life used to be like in the Swat Valley, the region where she lived most of her lifetime. It is important to keep in mind the way that Malala uses the text to express her opinion and thoughts. Different from any other memoir, Malala does not clearly state her opinion, she usually mentions various facts and situations that happened to her or people that she knows. Therefore letting the reader conclude what her opinion is. Even though she is considered the "voice of the oppressed," what Malala probably does is oppress The reason why she got caught by the Taliban, was by speaking in every channel she could, and by exposing herself in that way, they were able to find her. One of the main problems in the book, mentioned by Malala, is corruption. "Lack o of education was the root of all Pakistan's problems. Ignorance allowed politicians to fool people and bad administrators to be re-elected." -Through the words of her father, Malala argues that education will be the only thing that can cause corruption to decrease.In the narrative Malala also questions the reason Taliban truly disapprove women going to school, and an interview for the comedy central she concludes: "Education helps you know about your human
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