Now that the monster understands what the family is saying, he can understand their story, which is weirdly like what has happened to Victor's family.
Safie's Turkish father was accused wrongly of a crime (like Justine), and sentenced to death in Paris. Meanwhile, Safie was on the lookout for a European man to marry. Why? Because her mom (a Christian Arab enslaved by Turks) taught her that Muslim men treat women like property.
Quick Brain Snack: this idea that Muslim cultures thought of women as little better than animals is a really common stereotype in English thought of the eighteenth and nineteenth century. It actually became an early argument for women's rights: Christians shouldn't treat women like property because, unlike those heathens over there, Christians believe that women have souls. It was a fun time.