Essay about The Kite Runner By Khaled Hosseini

2116 Words Jun 10th, 2016 9 Pages
What is a disaster? The Merriam Webster defines a disaster as “something that has a very bad effect or result”. For example, disasters come from many things. Most of which are created by other people’s actions. For example, in A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini, the author subjects each girl to have gone through a certain monstrosity from Rasheed, the main antagonist in the novel. These later on can become defined as a disaster, because the two women are left scarred and terrified, wondering where their lives will take them. This leaves the reader to picture the disaster on each woman, both physically and emotionally. However, in The Kite Runner, also by Khaled Hosseini, Khaled portrays Amir, the main protagonist, as a boy who cares for nothing but himself. This leaves the readers to question what Amir had witnessed, and how he became this way, and why he never asks for help. Lastly, in The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald shows disaster through two ways, death and lies. Each lie told, leads to the next disaster within the story. Such as when the first lie is told, it leads to the breaking of each of the character’s morals. In the novels and play A Thousand Splendid Suns, The Kite Runner, The Great Gatsby and Macbeth disaster is easily depicted as the main theme.
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini exposes the candid theme of disaster in multiple ways, internal disaster and emotional disaster. Each disaster brought fourth new uncertainties that had been…

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