Woman at Point Zero Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Author's Preface

• Preface

• This book is about life of Firdaus, an Egyptian woman sentenced to death for killing a man.

• Firdaus is imprisoned for killing a pimp who beats and rapes her.

• Nawal El Saadawi writes this novel after an encounter with a woman in the Qanatir Prison.

• El Saadawi decides to research the case studies of women suffering from neurosis in Egypt.

• She decides to interview women in prison, it is hear she meets Firdaus.

• El Saadawi focuses on her twenty case studies and publishes "Women and Neurosis in Egypt" in 1976.

• El Saadawi returns to the same jail she visits in 1981 as a prisoner.

• When El Saadawi is imprisoned in 1981, she tries to catch a glimpse of Firdaus .

Chapter 1

• Chapter 1

• El Saadawi tells the story of a real woman she met several years earlier at Qanatir Prison.

• The doctor at the prison tells her about a woman...

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