Saib-e-Tabrizi’s Poem Symbol Timeline in A Thousand Splendid Suns
The timeline below shows where the symbol Saib-e-Tabrizi’s Poem appears in A Thousand Splendid Suns. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part II: Chapter 26
...leaving Kabul, where he’s lived, studied, and taught. He recites two lines of a seventeenth-century poem by Saib-e-Tabrizi , which talks about Kabul as the city where a “thousand splendid suns” hide behind... (full context)
Part IV: Chapter 50
...if they’re really right to leave the safety of Murree. But she recalls Babi’s ode by Saib-e-Tabrizi to Kabul, about the thousand splendid suns, and she’s convinced that they’re making the right... (full context)