Short Essay Questions Key
1. What does Amina help her husband with when he comes home drunk at midnight every night?
When her husband comes home drunk at midnight every night, Amina waits up for him and helps him change clothes and washes him and asks God to forgive his drinking.
2. How is Ahmad's daily ritual each morning described?
Ahmad's daily ritual each morning is described as consisting of finding his toilette supplies laid out for him he will wash, pray and awaits breakfast with his sons.
3. Why does Aisha stand alone at her window each morning?
Aisha stands alone at her window each morning because she wants to get ready and look out the window at a young policeman who she yearns for.
4. What is the nature of Khadija and Aisha's conversation regarding marriage in Chapter 5?
In Chapter 5, Khadija and Aisha discuss marriage saying that Aisha has better prospects of marrying because she's prettier but that Ahmad has insisted that Khadija must marry first.
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