"This is my reward for for everything I've endured. An heirloom breaking , clumsy little harami."
2. Rasheed restricts Mariam and abuses her (Pg 70)
"But I'm a different breed of man, Mariam. Where I come from, one wrong look, one improper word, and blood is spilled."
3. Jalil blames Mariam for his actions (Pg 49)
"Goddamm it, Mariam, don't do this to me."
Social Injustice Mariam cannot be seen as one who fits in society because she was born out of wedlock and is considered a bastard child.
Social Injustice Rasheed mistreats Mariam at home by acting with cruelty , often acting with a cold heart and restricting Mariam's independence.
Social Injustice When Jalil is forced to send Mariam away with her newly found husband, he blames his daughter for having to force her into marriage rather than realizing he was failing to be a father.