Clip from Discovery Channel:
Please watch the rest of this documentary at home.
1.What did you learn about the cultural background of the 1001 Nights from this documentary? Give one example.
2.One of the scholars interviewed in this clip claims that this is a "book like no other, it's an assemblage of tales of magic, of wonder, of piety, of mysticism, of eroticism, and of comedy." Please comment on this statement, based on what you've read so far. Give examples that illustrate the combination of at least two of these features.