Tuesday, March 10, 2015

1 - 3 Questions

 1. Who is Phulan and whom is she supposed to marry? Who is Shabanu and whom is she going to marry?

2.  What does it mean to be “people of the wind”?  How long has it been since they have seen rain?

3. How does the author make the setting come alive?  What descriptions stood out to you?  List page numbers and write descriptive phrases and words.

4. Who is Gulguband? What is he like and what makes him so special?

5. How does Shabanu save a camel?  What does this represent in the desert?  

6. They don’t have many natural resources to work with. How are they able to survive?

7. What do her actions during the camel fight represent?  Why is Dadi upset with her?

8. Does Shabanu identify more with Mama or Dadi?  Why do you think?  Do you think this will cause conflict?