This essay is about the book Parvana written by Deborah Ellis and it’s about gender inequality in Afghanistan and how it has a major affect on the women especially
Parvana is an 11 Year old girl growing up in Afghanistan and faces everyday struggles such as not being to leave the house with out a male and her Mothers depression. It all changes when Parvana’s dad get arrested by Taliban officers so she has decided to dress up in her brother Hossain’s old clothes and had her mother to cut her hair short like a boys just to get food for the family. Deborah Ellis chose Parvana to represent the Gender inequality in Afghanistan because she shows its happens from a young age and how harsh the Taliban are against women I think she also chose Parvana because she a female and it’s awful to hear the even young girls are treated with no respect or value and quote “There place is in the home “like I said they can only leave the house if they have a male a accompanying them other wise they cant leave home. Deborah Ellis basically chose Parvana to position the reader on the treatment of women in Afghanistan
Deborah Ellis has used the plot to back up her argument (gender inequality) she uses the events in the book that she wrote to show that Parvana is now realizing adulthood and under stands what is really happening now Parvana continues to do her dads job to get money for the family she buys cigarettes and gum to buy she also reads Pashto and Dari and has arranged items to buys in a net line Parvana continues to do it to get money for her family to be able when one of her sisters has the idea to marry and man and move else where and go to college Parvana stays at home instead of going with her sister as she works a young girl throws items at Parvana from a near by window to sell Parvana . Parvanas point of view on Taliban officers changes when she reads a note from one wife and sees that the Taliban...