Letters From Burma ( Book Review ) Essays

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Letters from Burma (Book Review)

Letters from Burma isn’t just a book. It’s also a diary by its author Aung San Suu Kyi. The book is the story of Aung San Suu Kyi’s struggles for the human rights and democracy in Burma which we now calls Myanmar. Aung San Suu Kyi is the daughter of Burma’s national hero. Things to talk about:
1. Aung San Suu Kyi, the author’s story why she wrote “The Letters From Burma”
2. Book Review about “The Letters From Burma”
3. Quotations of strong words/paragraph from the book
Aung San Suu Kyi is the leader of the struggle for human rights and democracy in Burma. Born in 1945 as the daughter of Burma’s national hero Aung San. Aung San Suu Kyi was two years old when he was assassinated, just before Burma gained independence to which he has dedicated his life. Aung San Suu Kyi finished schooling in Ragoon, Delhi and Oxford University. She was occupied by being a mother to her family for about twenty-years in England before returning to Burma in 1988 to take care of her dying mother. Her return coincided with the outbreak of a spontaneous revolt against 26 years of political repression and economic decline. Aung San Suu Kyi quickly emerged as the most effective and articulate leader of the movement. The party that she founded later on win an electoral victory in May 1990. In 1989 of
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July she was put under house arrest and the military junta that now rules Burma refused for six years either to free her or to transfer power to a civilian government…

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