The Kite Runner By Khaled Hosseini And Whale Talk By Chris Crutcher

1182 Words Nov 20th, 2015 5 Pages
In the United States, since the abolition of slavery, and the legalization of gay marriage, equality is a right. As a citizen of the United States, he is able to do what he wants (within the laws), and marry whoever he wants. This is true for many other countries, not just the United States. The quote “Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.” By Honore de Balzac, is true because although equality is a right, some do not agree that everybody is equal; some people treat others as below themselves just because they don’t agree that people different than themselves are equal. Laws, or other people cannot always change their minds, and opinions, or male them treat others equally. Therefore, no power on earth can make equality a fact. In the books The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini and Whale Talk by Chris Crutcher, the relationship between stepdaughter and stepfather, the relationship between those on the Mermen team, the relationship between servant and master, and the relationships between lower class and upper class are elements in the representation of inequality.
In Whale Talk by Chris Crutcher, there are elements of inequality even though the book takes place in the twenty-first century where people of all colors and nationalities are equal in their rights. But even today there is racism and discrimination. In the book, Heidi is the half-black daughter of Rich Marshall and in the case of Marshall’s experiences and opinions, he…

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