I Am Malala - Part I: Chapters 3 - 4 Summary & Analysis

Malala Yousafzai
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Chapter 3: “Growing Up in a School”

Malala says her mother began school at age six but stopped before the term was over. Her father and brothers urged her to go to school, but she was the only girl in the extended family to do so. She was jealous of her girl cousins who remained at home. As the only girl in a class filled with boys, she chose to stop going. She regrets it only later, after meeting Ziauddin and hearing his philosophy that education is the root of the Pakistani problems. Ziauddin is intelligent and is offered a place at Jehanzeb College. His father refuses to pay living expenses for Ziauddin, but he later meets a man named Nasir Pacha who invites Ziauddin to live with him while attending college. It’s here that Ziauddin learns about a community in...

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