Essay on Analysis Of Anisa Karam 's ' The Clock At Night '
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Three years later, Anisa Karam is now a budding young twelve year old and is facing many hardships placed on women under the Taliban. She has been forced to start wearing the full burqa, with no part of her skin admissible to be shown. She only has a small slit over her eyes allowing her to see. Her two older brothers now dictate all her life decisions. Anisa is not allowed to move around outside without one of them accompanying her and she has no independence. She is no longer allowed to attend school under Taliban law. Her mother used to be a practicing doctor, but under Taliban rule, women are not allowed to be doctors therefore she now stays home to do housework. Women are also not allowed to be seen by male doctors because they are not allowed to be seen by anyone except for immediate family mostly only their husbands.
Within Anisa Karam’s family, there is a serious…