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“It is better to die in revenge than to live on in shame” a saying associated with Upper Egypt, where it continues to be increasingly deadly as people stick to their parents and grandparents’ traditions.
Thāʿr, translated roughly as “the avenging of a murdered family member,” continues to cast a shadow over society despite the information revolution and the rise in education.  In Upper Egypt, it continues to be increasingly deadly as people stick to their parents and grandparents’ traditions.
The author poses the question whether women in Upper Egypt, who encourage their children to carry out the undesirable traditional habit of feuds...are victims of harsh conditions or semi-criminals.
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