Disaster In The Kite Runner

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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 …show more content…
Scott Fitzgerald, disaster is shown through emotional and internal disasters. The lies held within the book are what help make the characters such disastrous people. For example, when Gatsby meets Nick Carraway for the first time he cannot help but lie. Such as when Nick asks him of his studies at Oxford Gatsby attempts to divert attention from the subject. This relates to the theme of an internal disaster because Nick finds it harder and harder to believe Gatsby when he tells him of his life all because of a few tiny white lies. “Nick’s insight into the distinction between Gatsby and others does not free him from his own involvement in the world he observes” (Bloom 56). Another example of internal disaster in The Great Gatsby is on the night of Daisy’s wedding and she becomes incommunicably drunk. This night was such a torturous night for Daisy because she had just received note from Jay Gatsby stating he loved her and that he wanted her to be happy. This relates to internal disaster because all though in love with Jay, Daisy decided to marry Tom, a man with lots of money compared to Jay’s poor state. The entirety of this novel is meant to be disastrous because of the amount of unforgettable lies and the amount of arguing that tends to

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