BROKEN-This is an important vocab word because it helps describe on a deeper levle what exactly she was feeling within her. The things she went through tested her strength, but there is a point where even the strongest of individuals can't hold themselves up any longer.
HOPE-Hope is such an important word for this book, because it helps create the image of her innocence. Even through everything, she still had hope that she would see her family again.
MAN VS. SELF
Shyima's internal conflict is her strugle to stay strong. She is a very out-spoken girl, but she has to keep her mouth shut if she doesnt want to be beaten. it is hard for her to be able to keep her cool and learn to stay invisable.
Shyima's conflict in chapters 1-4 were mostly between her and herself.She constalntly wondered wether or not she had done something to deserve
the life she was living. she felt like part of it must be her fault.