In Part 1 of A Thousand Splendid Suns, Nana says the following to her daughter, Mariam: “Women like us. We endure. It’s all we have.” Select three distinct passages from Part 1 (add page #) that show how this sentiment informs Mariam’s life and how it relates to themes you believe will be intrinsic to the larger meaning of the novel.
Primary Blog Expectations (respond to the prompt above):
--minimal errors in grammar and usage
--thoughtful and thorough writing
--Use the name that you were assigned in class as your nom de plume.
--Be sure to add word count.
--Due by 11:59 PM on Sunday night!
--REMEMBER, this is a Practice Assessment and, therefore, will not be accepted late.
Today, I would like for you to read and respond to the article, "In the Minds of Others" by Keith Oatley. You should read and annotate the print article that I give you, but I will also include a link here. This article further develops the ideas from Independent Reading Blog #2 and will be of use later when we finish our Independent Reading Unit.
"Literature’s Emotional Lessons:
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