Review: Learning ‘English’ When Your Accent Is a ‘War Crime’

Not that we were told this; We see this happen, thanks to Toossi’s clever theatricalization of the process. (The characters do it hesitantly and with an accent when they speak English; when they speak Farsi, which we hear in English, they are fast and unaccented.) Even Elham’s W no longer resembles a V, and its …