Anglais Description du produit : When Souad was seventeen she fell in love. This was her crime. Her brother-in-law was given the task of arranging her punishment. In the eyes of their community he was a hero. It certainly would not have provoked calls for his prosecution.

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What is the point of making up a story like this? She did it in fear of her life. Souad hears of a possible arranged marriage to a neighbour and after spying on him, finds him attractive enough to start contact with. Burned Alive is the story of a year old girl who calls herself Souad, uneducated, beaten souzd victim of honor killing, from one of the villages in the West Bank region. And what if Father has killed Mother?

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. According to the book, she forgot about the incident for two decades until it was recovered through repressed memory therapy. This was life in our buurned. Burned Alive And I heard Noura say to her: I used to own a copy of this book, but let someone use it and I loved it so much that I want to buy it again. To think that in this day and age people can act so barbaric and commit unspeakable crimes against loved ones is truly horrendous.

It always happens to me. Trivia About Burned Alive. Her brother-in-law was given the task of meting out her punishment. This is a fictional story which was dressed up as a memoir, and the alleged author may not even exist. A rare testimony about domestic violence and the mechanism of psychological control. Please update your billing details here to continue enjoying your subscription.

It is okay because they are men and the women must have. Sometimes that is not possible, but I wish that she could do this. You could enter by this door from the outside, but you could not go out again. A girl must be married before she can raise her eyes and look straight ahead, or go into a shop, or pluck her eyebrows and wear jewellery. We came back from the fields, aouad found my mother lying on the floor on a sheepskin. They kept me there because it was a hospital where I was supposed to die without creating more problems for my parents and the village.

Burned Alive — Wikipedia My brother went out and came back through that door; he went to the cinema — zlive did as he liked. I was 18 by then and had grown to hate village weddings because all the girls made fun of me. Apr 19, Jean Sasson rated it did not like it.

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Burned alive : a victim of the law of men

Souad is a girl born in a traditional small village in Palestine. Girls were worth less than a cow in the eyes of society. Women have no rights, they are only slaves of men. They can beat you, hurt you, kill you and no one will say a word.


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