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    1.How does Laila’s life in Murree contrast with her life in Kabul? Laila 's life in Murree is much better than her life in Kabul. She is safer due to the fact that Rasheed is no longer abusing her or her children and is now in the hands Tariq. In Kabul she was forced to things she wasn 't comfortable doing and forced her to keep herself shut. In Pakistan she has the freedom to do things she couldn 't do while she was in Kabul. 2.Is Laila’s expectation that Zalmai will learn to accept his father’s absence realistic? I do believe that Laila 's expectation that Zalmai will learn to accept Rasheed 's absence but not so soon. Zalmai relationship with Rasheed was the only good relationship that Rasheed ever had. Every day Zalmai prays with his…

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    The victory of the Mujahedeens brought hope that war would end soon and peace would return to Afghanistan. However, the hope for peace and stability was shuttered when various ethnically based factions of Mujahedeens entered Kabul by force and took control of certain parts of the capital in 1992. Transition of power from communist regime to an Islamic regime came through war as well. The Mujahedeens who fought against communists for Islamic ideology were now fighting for ethnic supremacy. After…

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    decisions and what they Amir is the protagonist of the story because we follow his journeys throughout the novel. He is a jealous little boy who ends up not only hurting his half brother Hassan but also his father. Amir is the son of Baba. Baba is a well respected businessman in Kabul. Amir makes the decision to pretend he didn 't witness the rape and torture of Hassan that was carried out by Assef. The outcome that came with Amir’s decision would be regret, guilt, and self hate. Throughout the…

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    violence The two wars in Afghanistan plays a major role in this novel. There are two wars that he has to go through. The first being the war with the Soviet Union when he was a teenager, the second being when he goes back to Afghanistan to bring his nephew Sohrab back to the United States (the Taliban). The first war with the Soviet Union started in 1979 and he left the country with Baba, in 1981, to escape before living there became too violent. This is a major event in the novel since it…

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    Anisa Karam Research Paper

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    Nine year old, Anisa Karam* stood at the door of her small house in Kabul, Afghanistan and had to watch her father be dragged to the sidewalk outside. The members of the Taliban who had come to the door said they had orders to kill him because he had continued to allow his daughter to go to school. For them, it was not enough that she was no longer able to go, but that someone had disobeyed them with a decision like this. Nearing nine o’clock at night, they shot him in the middle of the walkway.…

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    Hossseni accentuates that Amir has privilege and gets away from ordeals and trouble. “Everyone agreed that my father, my baba, had built the most beautiful house in the Wazir Akbar Khan district, a new and affluent neighborhood in the northern part of Kabul”, (Hosseni, 4). Consequently, he recognized that he did well off and for that when he did things, for example steal the watch and put blame on Hassan, he got away with it because it became easy to bring Hassan down because he’s in a lower…

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    Kite Runner, through the various interconnected relationships between the people of different tribes. The majority of the Pashtuns are Sunni Muslims and they are the most powerful ethnic group; with that being said it is no surprise that they make up the majority of the Taliban. The Hazaras are mainly Shi’a Muslims and are found at the bottom of the ethnic class system. In the context of the story, many Hazaras migrated to Kabul after living in rural areas. The conflicts between the two groups…

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    with Amir wanting the betterment of himself. The attack in Kabul leads to a negative impact over society, by the rebels, and lastly the enchantment of oneself from the weak to the strong between Amir, Hassan and Sohrab. In the novel The Kite Runner the following scenes which are the rape of Hassan, the invasion of the Taliban and the use of the slingshot by Hassan and Sohrab, demonstrates the corruption of power. Firstly, Hassan’s rape…

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    the way around the world. Khaled Hosseini’s historical novel The Kite Runner is a story about Amir, a Pashtun, who attempts to find his place in the world after past events throughout his childhood leave him traumatized. Amir feels guilty about how he treated his half-brother, Hassan. Hassan is killed by the Taliban, and Amir is offered redemption from his guilt. As an adult, Amir acts upon this offer and travels to Afghanistan to help Hassan’s son, Sohrab, find a new home. After a long struggle…

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    Flaws In The Kite Runner

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    family, hurts his closest friend, and all of Amir’s decisions are made selfishly. Khaled Hosseini’s protagonist, Amir, demonstrates courage while facing his past and standing up to others, in order to redeem himself from his wrong doings. Amir courageously travels to Kabul in order to rescue Sohrab, in hopes to fix his taunting mistakes. In the beginning of the novel, Amir wrongs his best friend, Hassan, and believes if he saves Hassan’s son from his horrible life, he can relieve himself…

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