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The Breadwinner - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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In this chapter, Parvana learned that her mother and Ms. Weera had decided to disguise Parvana as a boy so she’d be able to buy food for the family and even earn money by working. Nooria seemed to enjoy tormenting Parvana with the scissors when Parvana told them she wouldn’t look like a boy because of her long hair. She didn’t want her hair cut at first; but, after her mother was finished, Parvana liked the way she was able to see her face. She was told to put on Hossain’s clothes. She liked the pockets in her new boy clothes. Maryam didn’t recognize Parvana until she heard her voice. Mother called her Hossain.

Dressed as a boy, Parvana went out to buy the supplies she wasn’t able to buy the previous day. Parvana was suddenly afraid when...

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