Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society Test | Final Test - Hard

Lila Abu-Lughod
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which particular gift given to her husband's new bride did the first wife Mabruka resent?

2. How many syllables are in ghinnawas?

3. Along with other Muslims, where do the Awlad 'Ali believe children go when they die?

4. How many wives does Aziza's brother have?

5. In a love story in Chapter 8, how close to home was a boy when he fell ill and died?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the practice of divorce among the Awlad 'Ali. Give specific examples from the book and explain what implications divorce might have among the Bedouin.

Essay Topic 2

Using examples from the book, discuss how agnation and patrilineality relate to the Awald 'Ali. Make sure that you define the terms in your discussion and use quotes from the book to support your ideas.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the structure and form of Awlad 'Ali poetry, the ghinnawa.

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