Global Concerns Classroom 2016-2017 Reading List discussion

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What is Lakshmi’s life like in her Nepal mountain home? What events create the need for her to go into the city?


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How does Mumtaz gain control over Lakshmi? What tactics does she use to own her both physically and emotionally? What punishment does she exact on girls who disobey or betray her?


Global Concerns Classroom (GCCreads) | 38 comments Mod
What does despair look like? How does Lakshmi prevent her own despair from destroying her hope? Is it destroyed in others? How?


Global Concerns Classroom (GCCreads) | 38 comments Mod
What happens when Monica leaves the brothel to return to the family she has supported? Do you think Lakshmi’s own ama would treat her the same way upon her return? What about her stepfather? What makes you think so or not?


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What was the most disturbing part of this story for you? What facts crawled under your skin and continue to haunt you? Do you think there is anything you can do to help? What?


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Does it matter that the author, McCormick—despite her extensive research—is still an outsider writing about cultures and experiences entirely not her own?


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