The Forty Rules of Love: A Novel of Rumi
Read pages 237-350 (the end) of The Forty Rules of Love: A Novel of Rumi and, prior to class, write 2-3 paragraphs (total) on the following questions:
What does the novel as whole say about love? Does it espouse a consistent philosophy of the nature, purpose, and value of love? Which of the forty rules speak to you most directly?
Did certain parts of the book make you uncomfortable? If so, why did you feel that way? Did this lead to a new understanding or awareness of some aspect of your life you might not have thought about before?