Year of the Elephant: A Moroccan Woman's Journey Toward Independence, and Other Stories Topics for Discussion

Layla Abu Zayd
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How did the feminism on display in Year of the Elephant differ from Western-style feminism?

What types of things did Zahra do for the Moroccan resistance? What wouldn't she do?

Describe what happened to a woman of Morocco in the late 20th century when she got divorced, as described in the book.

In what kind of emotional state did Zahra end the book? What was her outlook on life?

What was a caid? What was Zahra's opinion of the caid?

What was the meaning of the title, The Year of the Elephant?

How was Casablanca described in the book? What was Zahra's opinion of the city?

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