- 1) CORRUPTION
- 2) ECONOMICS
- 3) CRIME
- 4) WOMEN'S RIGHTS
- 5) POLITICS
- 6) EDUCATION / HOUSING
- 7) HEALTH CARE AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM
- 8) RELIGION
- 9) FAMILY / DRUGS
As students discover the world of Annawadi, they are asked to remember a few big questions.
1) What is the central idea of BBF?
2) How does Boo develop these central ideas?
3) What Boos point of view / purpose in writing this novel?
These questions are our guide to discovering what Boo is trying to accomplish with this novel and help us write our final essay.
I understand that Behind the Beautiful Forevers is going to be a challenging novel. I know that some of you will want to give up, toss the book aside, but please - STICK WITH IT! You will be amazed at what life is like in Annawadi.
Will Abdul be arrested for setting his neighbor on fire? Will One Leg survive? Who is Asha?