Analysis Of The Kite Runner And Persepolis

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Authors can be very discrete about how the innocent are portrayed and sometimes it could be very evident. Just like they could be this way about the victims, they can show the same execution with the victors. Victors are commonly associated with good but seen as in the Kite Runner, the character Assef who is the antagonist and has malevolent tendencies is a victor .A victim is someone who is negatively impacted by the conflict in the work. In The Kite Runner and Persepolis Khaled Hosseni and Marjane Satrapi present victors and victims by introducing the foil characters of Mehri, Marji, Hassan, and Assef, by using the theme of social classes which Hassan and Mehri are both victims of Assef, and the new regime whom are the victors, they are portrayed as so to the point where they lose …show more content…
Hossseni accentuates that Amir has privilege and gets away from ordeals and trouble. “Everyone agreed that my father, my baba, had built the most beautiful house in the Wazir Akbar Khan district, a new and affluent neighborhood in the northern part of Kabul”, (Hosseni, 4). Consequently, he recognized that he did well off and for that when he did things, for example steal the watch and put blame on Hassan, he got away with it because it became easy to bring Hassan down because he’s in a lower class. He recognized that he was well off financially and had status for that when he did things, for example steal the watch and put blame on Hassan; he got away with it because it became easy to bring Hassan down. These tendencies of Amir highlight the vulnerability of Hassan, which is what Hosseni is going for. Satrapi uses Mehri’s foil Marji to stress the fact that Marji owns a Cadillac and has wealth where as Mehri doesn’t have such

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