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    Social Conformity and Inward Questioning in Khaled Hosseini’s, The Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini, the author of The Kite Runner, grew up in prejudiced Afghanistan during the 1960’s as a middle-class Pashtun living with Hazaras working for his family. His move to America after the Communist Coup proved difficult for his family, especially his father. In his novel, Hosseini writes through a young boy, Amir, very similar to himself, who grows up with his father and two Hazara servants in Afghanistan at

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    The Kite Runner

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    The Kite Runner focuses on the relationship between two Afghan boys Amir and Hassan. Amir is a Pashtun and Sunni Muslim, while Hassan is a Hazara and a Shi’a. Despite their ethnic and religious differences, Amir and Hassan grow to be friends, although Amir is troubled by Hassan, and his relationship with his companion, one year his junior, is complex. Amir and Hassan seem to have a "best friend" type relationship. The two boys, Hassan and Amir, are main characters in the book titled, The Kite Runner

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    The Kite Runner

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    The Kite Runner Guilt can do many things to a person; harm them, make them become a better person, or a person simply does not feel remorse for what they have done. Many things can cause a person to feel guilt, they could’ve lied to someone, stole something committed a sin, and much more; everyone experiences guilt at some point of their life. In the novel, guilt is portrayed throughout the course of the main characters journey to redemption. “That was a long time ago, but it’s wrong what they

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    The Kite Runner

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    Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner is a remarkable coming-of-age novel describing and revealing the thoughts and actions of Amir, a compunctious adult in the United States and his memories of his affluent childhood in the unstable political environment of Afghanistan. The novel showcases the simplistic yet powerful ability of guilt to influence decisions and cause conflict which arises between Amir’s childhood friend and half-brother, Hassan; Amir’s father, Baba; and importantly, himself. Difference

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    Guilt tends to stick with us as Platous said, “Nothing is more wretched than the mind of a man conscious of guilt.” In The Kite Runner Amir lives with the guilt of having witness Hassan get raped. “I opened my mouth, almost said something. Almost the rest of my life might have turned out differently if I had, But I didn't, I just watched Paralyzed.” Throughout the most part of the book we see that Amir lives full of guilt for not helping Hassan and the guilt really gets to him towards the end of

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    In the book, Kite Runner, the main character Amir and his father Baba have some major differences in personality, but once Amir finds out a secret that Baba was holding from him he feels completely different towards his father. Amir and Baba’s different personalities have their positives and negatives, but once Amir finds out that Baba was Hassan true father he feels that they finally have something in common which was the betraying the people who gave their life to them to protect their self-image

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    The Kite Runner

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    causing panic; in all situations, we are left in a situation where our emotions dictate our actions, and we can no longer think clearly. Amir experiences this set- up through the loss of his half- brother and watching a father lose his son. In The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, the dilution and omission of the deaths of the boy, Kamal, and Rahim Khan’s story about Hassan’s detract from the theme- death is inevitable yet unpredictable, affecting our emotions and clouding our future decisions- which is

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    The key themes discussed in my insert are redemption and guilt. I chose these themes because they are prominent throughout the chapter. The sudden suggestion for Soraya to move in with Amir feels a little rushed. A moment between the couple is needed to make their relationship appear smoother and realistic as they are saviours for one another. Complimentary to this, the use of the personal pronouns “we” and “our” highlight that Amir feels that he and Soraya are now bonded eternally. “Chest to chest”

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    In Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner, Hassan and Amir are polar opposites of each other in the novel. The dissimilarities between Hassan and Amir are shown through the acts of loyalty, courage and selflessness demonstrated throughout the novel. The concept of loyalty is common theme in the novel. Hassan’s loyalty to Amir is always been consistent. For example: “ I talked Hassan into firing walnuts…Hassan never wanted to but if I asked, really asked, he wouldn’t deny me. Hassan never denied me anything”

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    The Kite Runner

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    "There is a way to be good again". By putting this quote at the very first beginning of the book, "The Kite Runner", Khaled Hosseini has introduced a theme that goes throughout the story of the book, redemption. Everything has a path that leads to the final destination, sometimes there are more than one path to go. It depends on people to choose which one that suitable for them. In the book, by telling the story, the author has shown a road to redemption. Baba, Sanaubar and Amir, different characters

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