Critical Review of Naheed Mistafa´s My Body Is My Own Business

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A Critical Review of Naheed Mustafa, “My Body is My Own Business”, 1993, part of a novel that’s from The Globe and Mail. Author Naheed Mustafa, who is a Canadian born Muslim woman, writes a piece of literature that relates to her faith. In her article she is describing to the audience her own personal story by using a first point of view. The article titles as “My Body is My Own Business,” that is a part of a novel that’s from The Globe and Mail which was written in 1993. Its about her reasons of wearing the "Hijab", although she is not required to wear one, she does so anyway to strengthen herself. The article is at a glance effective as the author calls for equality upon women in general, and ineffective at another glance because the article lacks logos and ethos, and supports her argument by relying on one holy book. The article “My Body Is My Own Business” by Naheed Mustafa is about an Islamic women’s principle that putting on her usual headscarf, or Hijab, actually empowers her as a female, contrary to the popular principle that the hijab represents male oppressiveness. She ex...

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