A towering, garrulous, brilliant, and devout 21-year-old Lebanese American who is close friends with Rami. After meeting at their college’s Muslim Student Association, Ezzat starts to grill Rami on his religious beliefs and guides Rami to something of a theological awakening. They become close friends and go to an Islamic study group together; Bayoumi meets him a handful of times during his interviews with Rami.
Ezzat Quotes in How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?
The How Does It Feel to Be a Problem? quotes below are all either spoken by Ezzat or refer to Ezzat. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Penguin edition of How Does It Feel to Be a Problem? published in 2008.).
Ezzat Character Timeline in How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?
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During their meeting at Dunkin’ Donuts, three more of Rami’s friends join him, Bayoumi, and Ezzat. They continue to talk about politics, namely Israel’s bombing of Lebanon. The men are hopeless,... (full context)