Malala Yousafzai

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Malala Yousafzai, female activist, human rights spokeswoman, and a normal girl who enjoys quality time with her siblings, is known for her human rights advocacy for the education of women and children in Northern Pakistan, where the local Taliban banned girls from attending school, to limited their rights little by little. Malala was only 10 years old when the Taliban dominated her region and influenced her people through the use of Islam in a very drab, murky way. She was taught to stand up for what she truly believes. So, when the Taliban took over, Malala refused to be silenced and fought for her education. On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012, she almost paid the ultimate price, but she instead of giving up, she became an international symbol for peaceful protest. Malala utilizes realistic imagery, persuading ethos, and the contrasting theme of education, to inspire millions of people around the world about educational equality. The use of lucid imagery not only allowed the reader to utilize the 5 senses throughout the book, it tied the entirety of the book as a whole, by providing vivid descriptions that …show more content…
Throughout her book, Yousafzai argues about women’s education and how it should be equal not unequal for men and women. In the book, Malala states, “Education is education. We should learn everything and then choose which path to follow. Education is neither Eastern nor Western, it is human.” (Yousafzai, pg.162). This quote shows that education is our right and she brings us to that conclusion by placing it into the hands of the confused people. Malala also states, “ These quotes are important because she is trying to convince misguided people to value education for all, deepening the theme. Therefore, the theme of education is one of the rhetorical strategies Malala Yousafzai uses to convey the message of educational

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