Fasting, Feasting Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 145 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Fasting, Feasting Lesson Plans

Essay Topic 1

Chapters 1 and 2 define the plight of female children born in India. Families desire male children to continue the family line and do not attempt to conceal their delight when a boy child is born, as in the case with Arun. Female children are raised without the benefit of much, if any, education until they become of age and can leave home in arranged marriages. Uma's disappointment at having to leave the convent school is heightened when Papa does not intervene and save Uma from a fate of domesticity.

a) Discuss the ways in which Uma’s life was affected by being born female in Fasting, Feasting.

b) Discuss the ways in which education would have changed Uma’s life.

c) Discuss the difficulties that Arun faces by being the only male child in his family.

Essay Topic 2

Chapter 4 is important because of the presence of Mira-Masi...

(read more Essay Topics)

This section contains 2,394 words
(approx. 8 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Fasting, Feasting Lesson Plans
Fasting, Feasting from BookRags. (c)2018 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook