Answers to section A. 1. Summary of “The many faces behind the veil” - an article written by Arifa Akbar and Jerome Taylor The article states different reasons for muslim women to wear hijab – religion, spirituality or even political views. Whereas detractors see this piece of clothing as a form of opression and asks :”why any woman would hide their face in public ?” Rahmanara Chowdhury ,a 29 year old student outreach worker with 7 sisters chose 9 years ago to wear the niqab – an Arabic garment that covers the whole face except the eyes. For her it was a very spiritual thing choosing the niqab, and she was also the first in her family.
In reading “The Martyrdom of Perpetua”, she was willing to sacrifice her life for her faith, even if it went against her father wishes. I am not sure if she understood her reasoning for being so stubborn in her life choices. Therese at a very young age she knew that she would three choices for her life, marriage, live at home as a single women caring for her father or to join the convent. At the age of 14 she told her father that she wanted to join the convent to serve God. Authenticity can be dependent on the individuals finding of faith and becoming true to oneself.
Kamila goes to Malikas place and she explains the idea she had, and so Malika agrees to help her sister. Malika made sure she told her younger sister Kamila to be very careful with every move she made, and with every word she said because any one could listen and turn their back on her. In “The Dressmaker of Khair Khana” Lemmon states, “Malika realized that it would be pointless to stand in her sisters way, no matter how worried she was, she could tell by Kamilas tone of absolute certainty that she had already decided to go forward with her plan
She also did not give up even though she faced many difficulties in the journey of how she made the world recognized Chicano Spanish . Marjane in “The Veil “ also shows us her strong belief in God ,and that she did not give up her dream to be a prophet , which she believed in, was a decision from God. The second similarity from both essays is about their hopes for freedom. In “How To Tame A Wild Tongue “,Anzaldua asked for freedom and to allow her to learn new things in her own way. Being punished during recess, requiring to take 2 speech classes to get rid of the accent ,and “ Who to say that robbing people of its language is less violent than war “ is the quote that she put at the end of the first paragraph , are examples that clearly show how she felt back then.
It was her mistake, so she is going to take on her responsibility, and be a great parent for her unborn child. She said, “If it was my choice i would have got pregnant after college” (Duval). Luckily, her boyfriend, her family and friends were unexpectedly supportive of this major change in Harley’s life. Everyone preached to Harley about how tough it would be with having a baby, she didn’t think anything of it. The only worry in their minds was Harley and her junior year of high school; hoping and expecting she would finish
What I do believe is that being raised by a GOD fearing woman, who strongly stands firm by his word, has taught me many things. One of those important things that I was taught was to treat others the way you would want to be treated. When you follow the “Golden Rule”, you will more than likely end up on the positive side of things. Another thing that I learned is that you never judge a book by its cover. You have to know yourself first before you begin to learn about others.
After her mother’s death, Zora’s father wasted no time in finding another woman to call his wife. When he did remarry he did not have very much time and money for his children anymore. So Zora worked very much after her mother’s death and this caused her to forget about high school. So Zora did not finish how school on time and graduate with her friends like others. After a few years of traveling as a maid to a singer she decided to go back to school though and finish, but she was 26 by now.
In order for her to fit into a group and also in order to live, she was advised to just “say you’re one of them.” “What Language is That?” reveals the emotional toll of Christian-Muslim conflict in Ethiopia by two girls who were best friends regardless of their different religious beliefs. Although, whenever people were informed of their connection they were forbidden from communicating. We are able to read love through their miming communication and fear from losing touch as a consequence of their society’s conservative beliefs and strict religious
She was poor and had a baby that was not her husbands, yet she decided to keep it and it was the savior of the world. I really learned a lot from the “our response” section of the article, because it gave me a new perspective on how to go about talking to be about abortion. I used to try and show them hos it is wrong and awful, but that’s not our main goal. We need to remember that only God can change the hearts of those who do not believe and we must treat those who do not with grace, gentleness, and
It just advices women to use the hijab as an act of obedience to God. Secondly, women wearing hijabs become a very visible sign of Islam. While Muslim men can blend easily into any society, Muslim women are often put on the line and forced to defend not only their decision or not to cover their bodies but also their religion. Thirdly, women who use the hijab lose their identity as women because they cannot dress appropriately according to their gender. It is not certain that the hijab frees women from being seen as sexual objects of desire or from being valued for their looks or body shape.