Essay on The Sole Equality On Earth, Is Death

1067 Words May 16th, 2016 5 Pages
“The sole equality on earth, is death.” - Philip James Bailey
The struggle towards equality has always been a form of conflict within society. Several factors may interfere with this becoming of equality, examples being the dispute between races, gender roles, and wealthiness - in this case being Pashtuns and Hazaras. To demonstrate this inconvenience, we can visualize two boys from The Kite Runner; Amir and Hassan (referring to them at their younger age). Visualizing these boys throughout the start of the novel, we can analyze, what seems like, an impenetrable bond and brotherhood constructed in the vicinity of chapters one to ten. What makes their bond of such interest, is the inferiority consisting of a Hazara to a Pashtun, Amir being Pashtun and Hassan being Hazara. Historically, a Hazara person is the ethnically correct laborer or servant towards a Pashtun person and is also very much poorer. Furthermore, a Pashtun person is part of the superior and wealthier group, frequently encouraging Hazaras to obey their demands. All things considered, I attained a quote that efficiently depicts the dismal reality of our world. Once again, “The sole equality on earth, is death.” Analytically, the quote exposes that death is the only equal playing field in our generation. Now, the climactic question must be of use. Could the story of the novel exist without the class difference between Amir and Hassan?
A non-existent class difference amidst Amir and Hassan would make for an…

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