“The Girl Who Stood Up For Education and Was Shot by the Taliban”: A Comparison of Narratives between Articles in U.K and U.S News Websites with I Am Malala
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This is presented in I Am Malala in a section called ―A note on the Malala Fund‖ at the end of the book. In this section the intention of the narrative in I Am Malala is written in a short passage presented as a note from Malala who wrote that her purpose for writing I Am Malala. My goal in writing this book was to raise my voice on behalf of the millions of girls around the world who are being denied their right to go to school and realise their potential. I hope my story will inspire girls to raise their voice and embrace the power within themselves, but my mission does not end there. My mission, our mission, demands that we act decisively to educate girls and empower them to change their lives and communities. That is why I have set up the Malala Fund. (Lamb, Yousafzai 2014) This statement confirms that I Am Malala is constructed to further her ambition in sharing her story to empower the voiceless and help the Malala Fund aid children‘s access to an education. Being that Malala has been presented in both news media and I Am Malala to have achieved so much so early in life, alongside this statement of her ambitions for the book, a light is then shone towards the potential a narrative surrounding her story possesses to influence change across the globe. One may speculate the media have repeatedly materialised stories surrounding Malala due to the story‘s ability to be a highly impactful reflection on cultural and political climates of today. The specific elements within each climate may be reflected in a presentation of a narrative covering Malala‘s story are what this thesis intends to discover.
Master's thesis in Literacy Studies