Readers will be drawn into Naila’s trials and tribulations as she navigates the reality of her new life in Pakistan and explores what inner resources she needs to change her fate. This novel sheds light on the difficult phenomenon of forced marriage, still prevalent in many cultures around the world and often shrouded in silence. Saeed offers a look inside the heartbreaking realities of a young woman caught between her American upbringing and her parents’ traditional views on love and marriage. This is a page-turner about love, culture, family.
This Unit contains the following items:
• 177 - Novel Study Questions by Chapter (6 pages) (includes separate answer page – also 6 pages, with page numbers for each answer). These novel study questions can be used as chapter quiz questions as you read the novel in class. The questions are only literal questions that can be used as running quizzes as your read the novel in class. Instructors are free to create their own higher order thinking questions for this novel.
• Resources for further investigation of Pakistani culture. This page includes websites and short videos that can be used by the teacher if you would like students to create additional assignments on Pakistan as they read the novel.
• 1 Novel Test (with Test Answer page included)
(The test includes character matching, fill-in-the-blanks, short answer question section, and an essay section)