Amina's Voice Symbols & Objects

Khan, Hena
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Food

The different foods in this novel represent different cultures. One typical way in which cultures are differentiated from one another is through the unique food that each culture produces. Khan capitalizes on this by describing Pakistani food at length when she wants to create an atmosphere of Pakistani culture.

Thaya Jaan

Thaya Jaan represents the Pakistani side of Amina’s identity. Thaya Jaan is a devout Muslim who abides by the most traditional Islamic customs. Furthermore, he has spent all of his life in Pakistan. His presence in Amina’s household causes him to embody the Pakistani side of Amina’s personality.

Soojin's Treasure Chest Pendant

Soojin’s treasure pendant is a symbol that explores the theme of friendship. When Amina is worried that Soojin is going to change her name, she becomes worried that Soojin will stop wearing the necklace that she gave to Soojin...

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