Injustice In The Kite Runner, By Khaled Hosseini

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Kite Runner Injustice ENG 3U0
By: Shubham Sharma Religion tends to be followed by many citizens but may be interpreted differently amongst many people in societies. The Kite Runner, written by Khaled Hosseini, illustrates how individuals may hurt others with their own personal choices and beliefs. The book portrayed how the characters were divided into two major sects in Afghanistan, the Hazaras and Pashtuns. The culture of Afghanistan classified the nation into two groups which described the society’s way of living. The distinguishing factor of the two major castes is that Pashtun’s respect and pride are valued. Their status in Afghanistan is highly recognized. However, Hazaras are regarded as people from a lower-class society who are treated with hate and are unaccepted for their standard way of living. Although the two sects follow the same religion and beliefs, one’s action may result in chaos due to their individual opinions and class of society. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini illustrates injustice often stems from personal choice, not necessarily from institutions. The Kite Runner illustrates how Baba’s relationship with Amir is different when compared to Hassan. Amir and Hassan are both considered to be a part of diverse groups, the Hazaras and Pashtuns. The book depicted how Baba saw more potential in Hassan as a successful individual than his own son,

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