Love in A Thousand Splendid Suns

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    • Mariam
      • Jalil- Mariam's father
        • Loved her on the condition she is separate from his first family
        • Was embarrassed of mariam
        • Prioritised his other family over her
        • Didn't even care for her after her mother's death but married her off
        • ''Regret when it comes to you, I have oceans of it''
      • Rasheed- Mariam's husband
        • Does not think marital **** is wrong "that's what married couples do"
        • Only interested in getting his son back hence the **** scene
        • Mariam forgives him for the pain he causes her during sex and the ***********
        • Rasheed did not love Mariam
        • Forces her to wear the 'burqa' even before the Taliban enforce the law.
        • "A woman's face is her husband's business only"
      • Laila- Mariam's companion
        • Mariam is not fond of Laila at first for stealing her husband
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    • Nana
      • Mariam- her daughter
        • She is scared for Mariam as she knows the status of a 'harami' in society
        • Loves Mariam but unable to show her love to her
        • She is so upset by Mariam's betrayal that she kills herself thinking she's lost her forever
        • She doesn't want Mariam to go through the humiliation she did
        • Sh tries to save Mariam from the outside world by telling her she can't go to school
        • "A man's heart is a wretched, wretched thing. It isn't like your mother's womb. It won't bleed. It won't stretch to make room for you"

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