Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia Topics for Discussion

Jean Sasson
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Who is Sultana? Why does she not share her real name? Why does Sultana tell her story to the book's author rather than write the story herself? How does this choice reflect the themes of the book? How does this choice reflect the tone of the book? Is this book's tone dark, or is it lighter, optimistic? Why?

What is the significance of the history of Sultana's family? To whom is Sultana related? How does this affect Sultana's home life? How does this affect Sultana's relationship to other women in Saudi Arabia? How does this impact Sultana's experiences with the oppression of women that is so common in Saudi Arabia? Is Sultana an appropriate narrator for the story she is attempting to tell in this book? Why or why not?

Who is Sultana's father? Why does Sultana's father keep himself distant from his daughters? Does Sultana's father...

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