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La terrazza proibita. Vita nell’harem

The worst of prisons is a self-created one. They cannot escape it and set themselves free, which is indeed a sad fate. Different Cultures, Different Harems. When a woman looks mature and self-assertive, or allows her hips to expand, she is condemned ugly.

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All Quotes Add A Quote. Then, the bottom, the dark hole, becomes just a springboard from which you can leap so high that your head might hit a cloud. Or sit by yourself doing nothing for a whole day, and not give excuses or feel guilty about it either. She said that little children had to be patient, the key dream would emerge and bloom within, and then, from the intense pleasure it gave you, you would know that that it was the genuine little treasure which would give you direction and light.

Tales Of A Harem Girlhood. Always we carry an image in our head of a better person, of an ideal person, which blurs our chances of finding happiness.


Happiness was also about the right to privacy, the right to retreat from the company of others and plunge into contemplative solitude. Fatina was to be with loved ones, and yet still feel that you existed as a separate being, that ou were not just there to make them happy.

If society is hard on you, fight back by pampering your skin. Take care of it, oil it, clean it, scrub it, perfume it, and put on your best clothes, even if there is no special occasion, and you’ll feel like a queen. The only difference was that some managed to share those wonderful things, and others did not. A travers le miroir des textes anciens.

Who can defend them on the terraceif no one has the vision of a world without slingshots? It could be anything – singing, dancing, cooking, embroidering, listening, looking, smiling, waiting, accepting, dreaming, rebelling, leaping.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The Veil and the Male Elite ratings. Fighting, swearing, and ignoring tradition could make a women irresistible. Happiness was when there was a balance between terrazzq you gave and what you took.

Otherwise why would the imams order us to hide it?

Tales of a Harem Girlhood. Goodreads helps you follow your favorite authors. You had to develop a talent, Aunt Habiba said, so that you could give something, share and shine.

In fact, the modern Western man enforces Immanuel Kant’s nineteenth-century theories: Thus, the walls of the European harem proivita youthful proubita from ugly maturity.

A happy woman was one who could exercise all kinds of rights, from the right to move to the right to create, compete, and challenge, and at the same time could be loved for doing so.


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Part of happiness was to be loved by a man who enjoyed your strength and was proud of your talents. Beyond the Veil ratings. It is not enough to reject this courtyard–you need to have a vision of the meadows with which you want to replace it.

That’s how a woman cures her fears’. lq

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Those who did not explore and share the precious gifts within went through life feeling miserable, sad, awkward with others, and angry too. And you developed a terrzaza by working very hard at becoming good at something. Return to Book Page. To write is to believe communication is possible mernisssi other people are good, that you can awaken their generosity and their desire to do better.

To be beautiful, women have to appear childish and brainless. Preview — Dreams of Trespass by Fatema Mernissi. An unhappy person felt as if there were barriers crushing her desires and the talents she had inside. Thanks for telling us about the problem.