Everything you need to understand or teach Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits by Laila Lalami.
Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits is a novel by Laila Lalami. The novel tells the stories of several Moroccan people attempting to emigrate to Spain in search of better opportunities. The characters tackle issues of economic instability, religious confusion, and domestic violence against the backdrop of the precarious journey to Spain. The stories weave together the histories of the families across generations, dredging up long-buried traumas and creating space for dreams and imagination. The novel explores themes of escapism, abandonment, hope, idealization, and religion.
Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits Lesson Plans contain 108 pages of teaching material, including: