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Advanced Persian Reading AB pias gab CoL,5 Unit 1 Jol ie based on the text of S195 9 shin A Stone on A Grave (1981) by wool JT Jue Jalal Al-e Ahmad (1923-1969) designed by Michael Craig Hillmann compiled by Aziz Atai-Langrudi revisions by Behrad Aghaei Note: After completing each unit, readers can resolve remaining questions ‘about meaning in the unit's text by consulting the text's English translation in Jalal Ale Ahmad’s A Stone on a Grave, translated from the Persian by Azfar Moin (Costa Mesa, CA: Mazda Publishers, 2008), Persian for America(ns)® 2012 Advanced Persian Reading Unit 1 Summary of Unit 1 US! utde gt te Mk bd © eB OE pe 05 cla! 5h B38 Sed oe! at thoy les self 8 tes gute sel De shel = E33 yee eS pes ele te Ble el Sas eee ot et ol 5 9 deal ff cetlSS SE ops Glan Site cal ase gileys bali ty sad ae G hae etlarg gle EELS Le Obl G 5 9551S wake ele total gost Sb oh le BS 2 Sin AS03138 ole sta s GolS Et pe eel wal ge Biytey yas oils Sat the tein es pr -vene aa soe place o seh ccpaton Js ‘influence Sighs pels pal paar oc ride ri wey prs revel) — alee cemary oodeod te peers wed seeded ok tne Fea summary ct eto ete Shing. combating wey, sucincess eponing begins imerstip topayto proceed alvanced ok writing esl vow neha, manner specimen, example spokentanguage yg tS 545, wrientangge ge tags hs centenary consi t al ] Unit Text _| JL te 5 she he eat UT 8 y pls 3h pte pl pee go3 6 OSI eed at ats ook 4 wants Migs ole 9 5 1 otal! sasel ols S 39 yeah pane ee p88 ood debi shy saul eile! aren ge geletel 2905 5 2S ISE peer os Leb sl Basle 39 pra wale ¢ 298 Abs | pay Ge 53 358 Gyo eg AAS ge pbs eal | kee Gy cab yt SIS od et PAS 39 Got Ls SI ge bes ok GS pam Elas oI suly glidds G8 4 saljIlg yl tune bugs y Gl ybe 48 55 lubes hS I ete lezet © ay Gyles 59 czlia Gale -ayt ie the ert 59 Sed weet ff le el LAL aS ge ealizel ayylaw ae 8 aly tel ff 58 ST tea ols (Say Saray DS ash eS S$ obs SS 5 Sth AS ar Gety (Mas B53 sael ff eas exten 93 eS ea Ly Uae gal Sige Gh Ly Lad Sy Leahy oS oye Si Eat oS Sper SS LL of AS ys a8 sleet el 29 be ae GS FS aa the oot O85 Syed pk 5K pa ol gle Gara g yo deal ff p36 aS iy fie seed oe hyb ISI yelteligele YS ok slp y py ob oS BE y Lee oe 28 A glee oo tel JS Gy BSN JL 59 3 398 oleh Maes 5 Seb tutte Oe BS JL te Jgb 52 -aelsilyye gh cual sBhog By geo oS 2 gi gly ote e Yo w v0 to pe ele Se bd ole 9 ots ye al Geog ley, Glsl gi Wer JLo ja vay Gober gal oo of Lal ele Yule 5 eels obs eld bye MA JL a3 S55 1 oles ples Gt JE 3h aly ohh © ole dlls 32 b 6 eer a fle pee eye ee are SIS Ses ele oe ap oe MOT JLB gb of sl aS Bans geste Loy S caytile Gene Uy tor Je yo eeutle +98 glyasl ea Ghel oS AE p8lasg AES Sa ele y pees Mot JLE 50 Geel Uf OGY GU ess Seale a8 5 coe eae he ol bepas obal peltel s perl bolt & ap Ghats ay 5! pe ap elssle 53 wel JIS Ly Gal wl gil ole ya 4 WGLE titer spel 53 Lge eds y gid Saab byt oy GS Gan ET ge glee Saal y ade OUI S cyte! 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(Il. 25-26) ‘What sort of political activities did Al-e Ahmad engage in? Until when? (27) In his writing, what does Al-e Ahmad fight against? (Il. 34-36) ‘What kinds of books did Ale Ahmad write? (Il. 32-34) What happened to A Stone on a Grave after almost a thousand copies got sold? 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