What is the author's point of view and purpose in I Am Malala?

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Malala Yousafzai writes her memoir in first person from her point of view. She focuses on her personal experiences as well as those of her family. Due to the nature of her story, Malala also incorporates historical and political contexts, specifically about the rise of Taliban power in Pakistan.

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Malala Yousafzai writes her memoir in first person from her point of view. She focuses on her personal experiences as well as those of her family. Due to the nature of her story, Malala also incorporates historical and political contexts, specifically about the rise of Taliban power in Pakistan.

Malala's primary purpose is to fight for girls' education in Pakistan (and around the world). Malala was shot because she was attempting to go to school in Taliban-ruled Pakistan, but she wants readers to know that the Taliban's terrorism cannot intimidate her into submitting. She will continue to pursue her education; in fact, she is even more determined after she is shot. Malala also aims to educate readers about the political situation in Pakistan and to raise awareness for her cause. Malala is extraordinary in many ways, but she hopes to show readers what life has been like in Pakistan and other countries terrorized by the Taliban.

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I Am Malala is an autobiography written by Malala Yousafzai. She tells the story of her childhood and youth in Pakistan’s Swat Valley, an area that was taken over by the Taliban. The story, which is written in the first-person point of view, shows the powerful influence that one person can have if they are courageous enough to stand up for their beliefs. Malala’s purpose in writing this book is to advocate for education of young women, especially in areas where the lack of education is used to oppress. She advocates against childhood illiteracy and is outspoken against the Taliban. Malala almost pays for this with her life when she is shot in the head on her way home from school one day, but she makes a miraculous recovery and continues fighting for women’s education and women’s rights.

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Malala Yousafzai, the author and narrator of I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban, writes in the first-person point of view.

The purpose of the narrative is to illuminate to the reader the lack of value placed on female education in Pakistan, especially within areas where the Taliban is active. The autobiography focuses on Malala’s specific experiences and uses those experiences to present the inequality in education in a larger cultural context.

This is an effective method because the first-person anecdotes and memories help the reader see tangible examples of the cultural problem in action. The most drastic experience detailed is the Taliban’s assassination attempt on Malala when she was fifteen, following her public activism for better education for girls.

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In a memoir that draws on her diary entries, Malala Yousafzai writes in first person. Although she contextualizes her personal story within the events that occurred in her native Pakistan during her lifetime, she focuses on her own experiences. While she was attending school, education for girls was strongly discouraged. Even though she was a child, her advocacy for education earned her recognition. After the Taliban issued a death threat, a gunman shot her while she was going home from school. In I Am Malala, she offers her own biography as well as additional information about education, to further her purpose in advocating for education, especially for girls and especially in countries where it is discouraged or not well supported, as well as to encourage others not to be silenced by violent opposition.

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