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    Khaled Hosseini

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    Khaled Hosseini was born March 4, 1965 in Kabul, Afghanistan and lived there until he was five, when they moved to Iran. When he was eleven, his father got a job in Paris, France and they moved there. They never returned to Afghanistan due to the Saur Revolution and they sought political asylum in America. Hosseini graduated from Independent High School in San Jose, California. He attended Santa Clara University and got his bachelor’s degree in medicine, after that he attended University of California, Santa Barbara to complete his medical education. In 2003 Hosseini released his first novel, The Kite Runner. In 2007, A Thousand Splendid Suns was released and in 2013 And the Mountains Echoed was published. A Thousand Splendid Suns takes…

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    Who Is Khaled Hosseini?

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    Khaled Hosseini, a New York Times Best Selling author, has received countless awards for his passionate and honest novels. His novels are focused on his personal experiences, one novel in particular being The Kite Runner. “Author Khaled Hosseini shares a past with the narrator in his novel, The Kite Runner.” “(Decamp 1) The Kite Runner is a true story of real life situations he experienced while growing up in his home town of Kabul, Afghanistan, though it was not until later in his life when he…

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    Khaled Hosseini Reflection

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    “It’s wrong what they say about the past, about how you can bury it. Because the past claws its way out. Looking back now, I realize I have been peeking into that deserted alley for the last twenty-six years” (Hosseini 4) No one ever realizes what one does, or what happens, until it comes back to haunt you. In this story, the author, Khaled Hosseini, takes us in a life changing story of a boy’s life. A tale of love, betrayal, sins, and redemption. Hosseini wrote his story, The Kite Runner,…

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    fun of Hassan because he was a Hazara. Not long after did Hassaf pulled out a slingshot to protect Amir and himself from them and scared them. The book The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini is a story of Amir, a Muslim, who struggles to find his place in the world because of a traumatic event that took place during childhood. The night that he won the kite fighting tournament was the night that his best friend, assan, got raped in an alley. He stood in that alley and watched instead of helping…

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    novels. One of these authors, Khaled Hosseini, a unique and acclaimed writer, is known for his writings relating to his background. His family and friends that are in his life and his previous life experiences in both Afghanistan and America inspired Hosseini to write his novels. For example, Hosseini used his father as the setup for the character Baba in the novel, The Kite Runner (Khaled Hosseini Critical). Khaled Hosseini’s immigration to America from Afghanistan because of war influenced him…

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    Khaled Hosseini is such a captivating writer that it triggers me to want to read more. Throughout reading the book my emotional experience while reading it was depressing, anger, curious, astonished, and contented. Many emotions occurred as I continued to read the book like when Amir found Hassan being sexaully abused by Assef and he did nothing to help him other than staring at the horrendous scene and then ran off. Another scene is when Amir went to find Sohrab and a fight broke out between…

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    Symbols are utilized by Khaled Hosseini throughout his novel The Kite Runner. Color, and various objects such as the kite are just a few examples of these symbols. However, the symbol of the lamb seems to be the most important one Hosseini uses. He compares it to the characters as well as show the importance of the lamb in the Afghan religion. To understand how Hosseini uses the symbol of the lamb as a sacrifice, one must first understand the significance of the lamb, then how it symbolizes…

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    up in plays a considerable role in shaping them into who they will become. Khaled Hosseini is an author acclaimed for informing readers about life in Afghanistan. Hosseini spent the first five years of his childhood in Kabul, Afghanistan. Many details of his life not only helped mold him into the individual he is today, but strengthen his unique writing style. Khaled Hosseini is a thoughtful man whose entire adolescent and adult life influenced his writing enormously, eventually leading to his…

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    life changing consequences. In the novel, The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini argues that one’s social status affects his/her sense of right and wrong. He introduces three characters Amir, Baba, and Assef who are being challenged with the choice of social status/validation over morality. Hosseini argues that morality is compromised for social status/validation due to the fear of judgement from…

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    People change all the time and in The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini talks about a boy in Afghanistan Amir who lives with a wealthy dad Baba, his mom passed away at birth and ever since he blamed it on himself. His best friend Hassan also his servant a Hazara which are a minority. The author shows Amir remembering back to his childhood in his point of view, always trying to impress Baba since he was very distant from his father. Putting down people and breaking long term relationships for his…

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