Daughter of Persia: A Woman's Journey from Her Father's Harem Through the Islamic Revolution - Chapters 15 &16 Summary & Analysis

Sattareh Farmanfarmaian
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Chapters 15 &16 Summary and Analysis

In Chapter 15, The Party of the Wind, Satti left in the bitter cold predawn of February 18 to return to work. Because she was still in mourning for her mother, she was dressed head-to-toe in black, her hair covered by a black headscarf. Outside the school she was met by Zabi, her trusted gardener. He warned her that there were students inside with guns, planning to kill her. Satti had difficulty believing that her own social work students wanted to shoot her, but it was true. She marched inside to speak to the students. The students felt oppressed by Satti. They believed she was an imperalist because she was educated in the U.S., and adopted many western customs. They plan to arrest her and take her to Ayatollah Khomeini, to be executed.

Suddenly afraid, Satti bolted to her office and shut...

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