The Poor Brand - A short story with 8 analyzing questions

The Poor Brand - A short story with 8 analyzing questions
The Poor Brand - A short story with 8 analyzing questions
The Poor Brand - A short story with 8 analyzing questions
The Poor Brand - A short story with 8 analyzing questions
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The poor brand ‎
For students from 13 years and above

Mrs. Salwa Mahmoud lived an unusual life; its ‎‎broad title was bearing extreme poverty in spite of ‎her ‎talent, experience and excellence in designing ‎and ‎sewing women fashion clothes for long years ‎to ‎the benefit of the chain stores that belonged to ‎‎the greedy merchant Ibn Jailan.

‎This is the story of Mrs. Salwa Mahmoud, the women fashion and ‎‎feminine handicrafts designer, who presented a bright picture of ‎perseverance and patience through hardships, barriers, and ‎‎challenges that enforced themselves on her. But she kept trying with ‎all determination while facing life challenges to make a better life for ‎herself and reach with her talent to the place it deserves‏.‏

The Poor Brand is a symbolic story that presents for girls and boys ‎‎the heroine Mrs. Salwa Mahmoud, the talented and smart character, ‎‎whom, even though she faced a lot, still had an ambition that ‎‎didn’t know the impossible.‎After years of patience and endurance, the women's clothing ‎designer, Ms. Salwa Mahmoud, managed to reach her goals and ‎escape the extreme poverty and injustice that accompanied her for ‎many years.

‏The story between your hands presents an excellent example for ‎students ‎‎about the necessity of investing personal talents, improving ‎them, ‎‎and using them as means of self-living in which the person ‎invests ‎‎his resources and personal talents to live with dignity and ‎‎‎honor.

‎But the happy ending always goes to those who kept on the right ‎‎path, worked well, and lived according to their principles, preserving ‎‎their dignities, and self-respect. The ending was happy and carried with it surprises that qualify with ‎‎the bright biography of the talented Lady Mrs. Salwa Mahmoud.

Her ‎‎life changed for the better, and her name found its way to the ‎‎international news, and success opened its arms for her as she ‎‎entered from its wide doors and kept working with all determination ‎‎in her professional career, and kept inspiring all those who knew ‎‎about her Life’s journey.‎

At the end of the story there are analyzing questions and exercises ‎‎for the students about the story and its events, with focusing on the ‎‎main characters in the story, analyzing their characteristics in ‎aim to ‎improve students experiences in ‎discovering the different ‎types of ‎characters they might see in life ‎and how to deal with them, ‎in ‎addition to enhance the level of self ‎confidence in students about ‎‎their personal talents and skills, and how they must invest in them to ‎‎help them progress in life.

‎Ambition can't be made from self-ignorance, but it is built by ‎‎discovering yourself and knowing your abilities and how ‎‎to develop them to the farthest place you can reach.‎‎

There are eight exercises at the end of the story that include ‎‎analyzing the story’s content and events for the aim to ‎‎double the benefits of the story for the readers.‎

Enjoyable and beneficial reading we wish for all the readers.
With greetings from the writer,
‎Maryam Abdullah Alnaymi

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When the Candy Boy Grew Up:
When the Candy Boy Grew Up - A Short Story with exercises

You can check the latest book of the author at this link:
How to be a Story Writer - A guide to successful story writing for all ages
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