Shame (Rushdie) Summary
Salman Rushdie

Everything you need to understand or teach Shame (novel) by Salman Rushdie.

  • Shame Summary & Study Guide
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  • 30 Shame (Rushdie) Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
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Shame Summary

Shame begins and ends in a fantastic house in the town of Q., located on the arid, isolated border between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Nicknamed Nishapur, home of the great Persian poet Omar Khayyam, it is inhabited by three sisters who for twelve years raise a son, named for the poet. They rear him in strict isolation from the world, instilling in his brilliant mind a strange feeling of being peripheral and...

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Shame Study Guide

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