Men in the Sun and Other Palestinian Stories Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Ghassan Kanafani
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Men in the Sun

• "Men in the Sun"

• Abu Qais lies on the damp earth, remembering what his teacher used to tell him about the Tigris and Euphrates meeting to form the Shatt al-Arab river.

• Ustas Selim couldn't perform prayers because he didn't know how; later, he died right before the village was taken over by the Jews.

• Abu Qais feels insignificant because he doesn't even own his home.

• His friend, Saad, recommends he move to Kuwait for a better life; however, it is a difficult journey and will cost 15 dinars to smuggle him.

• Assad talks to a fat proprietor who smuggles people from Basra to Kuwait for 15 dinars, but Assad insists on paying upon arrival since he has been tricked before.

• The proprietor wants the money before they leave, so Assad borrows money from his uncle, who only lends it upon the condition that he marry his...

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