5) Stepping in other peoples is a very important thing that Tambu learns how to do. By getting an education she begins to understand her brother and why he changed. She understands why he felt shame about their parents and their home. Also, this quote shows that the men in the story have not yet stepped into women's shoes to understand their opinions and the sacrifices they make. This society is so unfair over women. If men stepped into women's shoes, women would have more power.