Loss In A Thousand Splendid Suns

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Loss is something everyone eventually has to experience. When it's your turn to face the facts and realize that something that was once there is not there anymore its very difficult to comprehend and to accept. It can cause you to completely change for the better or even change for the worst. As shown in the novel A Thousand Splendid Suns By khaled Hosseini , The way lalia continues to fight her battles with all the challenges life brings her ; taking away most of the things she cares about in life shows how life will cause her to mature and change in order to prosper in the world . lalia experiences so much loss because of the invaders in her home country of kabul afghanistan ; that it causes her role as a person to change for the rest …show more content…
Also lalia never really thought about was having to get married at such a young age . She had no choice with the the invaders creating so much violence she had to find a safe place for herself no matter what. The only option that was reasonable was marrying rasheed . She would have shelter , food and be safe from the “outside world’. But she would face a bigger challenge to be a wife and to clean, cook and to take care of children . it was something her father would have not approved of because he would have much rather have her get an education than to get married.For her to realise that she was much more than just a wife she remembered what her father once said . Lalia had to go through ther marriage with rasheed to determine her true place in the world . She knew her father was right and eventually set out what her father wanted her to do in life. “ Marriage can wait, education cannot. You can be anything you want, Lalia. And i also know that when this war is over, Afghanistan is going to need to you as much as its men, maybe even more. Because a society has no chance of success if its women are uneducated, Lalia. No chance”. (Hosseini 114). This showed lalia that she didn't have to be who rasheed expected her to be. She could be better and could change the world with her