The Kite Runner By Khaled Hosseini And Lord Of The Flies Essay

1217 Words Nov 25th, 2015 5 Pages
Dé·jà vu: a feeling of having already experienced the present situation. Readers may experience this sensation while reading The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini and Lord of the Flies by William Golding. Piggy, a character from Lord of the Flies, seems alike to the character Hassan in The Kite Runner. Hassan and Piggy play crucial roles that majorly contribute to the plot development, even though neither are the protagonist in the story. Although Hassan and Piggy have different strengths and weaknesses, they have similarities in regards to the role they play in the plot of each story. It is evident that Hassan and Piggy are intelligent boys. Hassan easily solves riddles and points out the flawed logic in Amir’s first story,“‘Well,’ he said, ‘if I may ask. why did the man kill his wife? In fact, why did he ever have to feel sad to shed tears? Couldn’t he have just smelled an onion?’’ (34). Amir cannot answer this question. Hassan’s ability to logically point out the flaw in Amir’s story displays his intelligence. Despite Hassan’s evident intelligence, his different upbringing from Piggy’s proves as a disadvantage. Hassan never…

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