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I am Malala and Pride



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1. Introduction

2. Plot Overview

3. Cultural and Historical Context

  • Pakistan, Islam and the Taliban
  • Thatcher, Conservatism and the Miner’s Strike
  • Comparing the Two

4. Political Context

  • Yousafzai and Islamic Feminism
  • Solidarity and the Labour Movement
  • Comparing the Two

5. Summary and Analysis: I am Malala

  • Prologue
  • Part One: Before the Taliban
  • Part Two: The Valley of Death
  • Part Three: Three Girls, Three Bullets
  • Part Four: Between Life and Death
  • Part Five: A Second Life
  • Epilogue

6. Summary and Analysis: Pride

7. Themes, Ideas, and Key Messages

8. Structural Features

9. Sample A+ Essays (Complete With Annotations)

  • Theme-Based Prompt
  • Character-Based Prompt
  • Quote-Based Prompt
  • How-Based Prompt
  • Metalanguage-Based Prompt

10. Final Word

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