Understanding the Veil
You will write a book review of Mirror on the Veil that includes your thoughts and reflections on the topics discussed Use the following ideas to guide your paper.
Instructions for Book Review of Mirror on the Veil
- Part I (1-2 pages): Explain your understanding of veiling and hijab prior to reading the book. Then summarize what you have learned about the history and significance of veiling. What concepts in Matlin’s The Psychology of Women were reflected in the experiences you read about in Mirror on the Veil?
- Part II (3-4 pages): Write a reflection paper that focuses on the 5 essays that had the most effect on you (one essay from each part). Summarize the main ideas of each of the 5 essays and your reactions to each essay.
Your book review should be approximately 4-6 pages long. Proper APA style referencing is expected for ALL sources. The library has copies of theAPA Publication Manual and a very useful website http://library.uhd.
Growing up, one gets to notice a lot of things and our thoughts are mostly influenced by what we hear and learn from society. People around my home area rarely used any veils, so it was a non-issue. That was until I noticed a group of people women with veils around their heads and I was curious. It was explained to me that it was part of their cultural practices. At some point, I thought that it was of no significance, but with age, I came to realize that it was indeed very important for Muslim women to wear hijab. Wearing a veil was another method of expressing themselves. Sort of like the way I can decide to wear a cap every time I go out………..
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