Women: housewives or breadwinner?
From the beginning of time, women were seen as the companions for men but never equivalent or the leader. God created Eve because Adam was lonely and he needed a companion. They both lived blissfully together as companions. But, over time the companionship slowly
There comes a time in everyone’s life when they reach the point where they are no longer children, but adults. The transition from a child into a young adult is referred to as “the coming of age,” or simply growing up. Certain children reach this stage through a tragic, painful event, which
A Breadwinner Rethinks Gender Roles
The economic recession has undoubtedly increased the unemployment rates across the U.S. More and more men are becoming ‘stay at home dads’, thus challenging the status quo. This would be a good thing according to conflict theorists, who believe that the
A STUDY GUIDE
How to use the study guide:
• Read the questions for each chapter BEFORE you read the novel.
• Look for the answers as you read making sure to highlight the passages in the novel that assist you in answering the study guide questions.
• Highlight in your
In the story The Breadwinner, there are several types of conflicts. One major conflict in the story is character verses self. This is also known as internal conflict. The other main conflict in the story is character verses society, also known as external conflict.
In the story The Breadwinner
“The Breadwinner” by Leslie Halward is a short story set in the 1930’s during the Great Depression. The father has lost his job and is relying on his son’s wages to support him and his wife. The man and women fight over Bi
Challenges of life
In life, everyone has a individual dream. If people want to achieve their goals, they have to surpass some particular obstacle on the way to their dream. The important point is not the end goal, but all the...
The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis is set in war-ravaged Kabul, Afghanistan during the Taliban’s rule of the country. The quote, “There had been a war going on in Afghanistan for more than twenty years”(13) indicates that it probably took place in the Taliban’s early rule between...