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    everybody today recognizes education is power; the more one knows, the more one will be able to control events - Francis Bacon. For a few centuries, the Pashtun dominant sect had regarded the Hazara population as…

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    Baba is worried about him because Amir claimed he was sick, and as for Amir, he hated Baba worrying about Hassan rather than their trip to the movies. One time, Hassan outperformed Amir in throwing rocks and Baba “patted Hassan on the back. Even put his arm around his shoulder”(Hosseini 14). It must have killed Amir to see the site of those two together, something that would have taken him a long time to get out of from Baba was easily accomplished by this Hazara, “how dare he steal my Baba?” …

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    The author of the kite runner, khaled hosseini, wrote a compelling novel of the life of an afghan boy, Amir, growing up in kabul and eventually moving to america. Throughout Amir's’ life, twists and turns followed him, all starting with not standing up for a friend in need. The story trailed the events of Amir's redemption from not protecting his illegitimate half brother. the story details discrimination, bullying, and jealousy along the way. One of the most prominent themes throughout the…

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    Does The Kite Runner reflect real life? The book, The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini is considered fiction, however there are many true things in the book that reflect real life. The author includes many events that are quite realistic. One realistic event that took place is that Ali and Hassan were servants to Baba and Amir. Another relictis event that transpired is that kite-flying was banned by the Taliban forces. The last realistic event that happened is that public executions occurred in…

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    Runner Injustice ENG 3U0 By: Shubham Sharma Religion tends to be followed by many citizens but may be interpreted differently amongst many people in societies. The Kite Runner, written by Khaled Hosseini, illustrates how individuals may hurt others with their own personal choices and beliefs. The book portrayed how the characters were divided into two major sects in Afghanistan, the Hazaras and Pashtuns. The culture of Afghanistan classified the…

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    lesson to a disrespectful donkey’...’It’s just a Hazara’”(2005). This quote explains Assef's reasoning on raping Hassan. Hazaras are known as the servants, meaning they are at the bottom of the ladder, when it comes to social class. People disrespect them because Hazaras mean nothing to them, and are just servants. If the reader did not understand the caste system, and particularly the one in the Muslim culture, this big detail in the story, may be confusing. On Page 15, of The Kite Runner, Amir…

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    Afghani Class Structure There are many genres of literature, historical fiction is one that happens to show readers the difficulties others face showing relation to our own. This historical part is a telling, without the emotional ties, while history seems distant. In The Kite Runner, a historical fiction novel by Khaled Hosseni shows the dramatic events of the Afghani people. The differences and similarities between characters Amir and Hassan help develop the theme of the novel by showing that…

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    Hassan is a Hazara, which is considered an inferior ethnicity to the Afghans due to their religious minority as Shiite Muslims and their physical appearance. Because Hassan was his servant and an “inferior” to him, Amir could not truly consider Hassan his “friend”. He was peer pressured by the overwhelming ideology, especially by people like Assef who stated, “‘How can you talk to him, play with him, let him touch you? … How can you call him your ‘friend’?’” (48). Hassan was also a scapegoat for…

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    and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.” Martin Luther King, Jr.’s statement is proven true in the novels The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini and Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card. Although these novels are inherently different, the presence of oppression demonstrates that both novels have a more profound connection. The oppression each character faces is caused by their social and religious standings, their circumstances (briefly elaborate?), and ultimately the…

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    While I was reading the novel, The Kite Runner I have made many observation and evaluation on some of the character in the novel. I noticed Baba’s behavior to his son Amir. Baba isn’t very loving to Amir. Based on Baba conversation with Rahim Khan, we learn that he is disappointed with the lack of qualities Amir has of him. Based on that I believe he acts coldly to his son because he reminds him of his dead wife. The author explains how Amir likes to read and write poetry. Amir’s mother was…

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