Everything you need to understand or teach 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World by Elif Shafak.
In Elif Shafak's novel 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World, Shafak presents the story of Leila, a woman who began life in the historic city of Van, Turkey. After suffering various abuses within the family home, Leila decides to relocate at the age of 17 to the metropolis of Istanbul, Turkey and eventually finds herself dead, stuffed inside a dumpster as she uses her last store of mental energy to reflect upon the roughly 40 years of her too-short life. Over the course of the narrative, Shafak presents themes such as family bonds, persecution, and identity.
10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World Lesson Plans contain 184 pages of teaching material, including: