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    plan that will get rid of Hassan. Amir plans to hide some money and his new watch under Hassan’s mattress, than accuse Hassan of theft.‘’I told him what I hoped would be the last in a long line of shameful lies.’’(pg 110) Baba takes Amir’s accusation seriously and asks for the truth. Ali and Hassan leave even though Baba forgives Hassan for supposedly stealing the watch and money. Amir betrays Hassan by telling Baba that Hassan stole the watch and money, this is a betrayal because Hassan would always protect Amir even if it means sacrificing himself. While Amir is visiting Rahim Khan, Rahim Khan can no longer keep hold of his secret. Rahim Khan reveals to Amir who Hassan’s father is. Rahim Khan can not do anything to help Amir after Amir’s world comes crashing down. Rahim Khan can only say ’’We couldn't tell anyone surely you can see that’’(pg 235) in a bid to calm Amir. This is an act of betrayal towards Amir as Amir thought of Rahim Khan as a role model. To Amir, Rahim Khan could never lie and was more of a father to Amir than Baba was. This lie is a big betrayal of Amir’s trust as he idolized Rahim Khan and Baba and thought that the two could do no wrong. Forgiveness is an attribute that is hard to accept and also hard to come by, many characters in The Kite Runner struggle to be forgiven and to forgive the sins committed by others and themselves. Throughout the novel Amir is shown to be the character who experiences the most guilt for his wrongdoings and thus he is…

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    after she started making wine. When he goes to visit with his friend Guitar, Pilate tells Milkman about some of his family’s past and this makes him start to question his family, mostly his father. As he and Pilate are talking, his cousin Reba and her daughter Hagar come home. Milkman instantly fell in love with Hagar before he even saw her face. But as their relationship progresses as they age it continually goes downhill. This is because in the first part of the novel, Milkman’s view of the…

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    Stafford’s Traveling through the Dark and Snodgrass ' Driving Late at Night are the same poem in terms of their overall content, but drastically different in their effect and form. Stafford’s poem, titled Traveling through the Dark, is both dark and ominous. It creates an eerie feeling in the reader. While Snodgrass’, titled Driving Late at Night, attempts to convey the same message, it does not achieve the same feelings due to the lack of detail throughout. The poems both present the story…

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    MAUS And Night Analysis

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    “‘The Jews are undoubtably a race, but they are not human.’ Adolf Hitler.” (Spiegelman 10) In grade 10 Canadian History, one of the topics students cover is the Holocaust. In the 2015-2016 grade 10 challenge class at L.C.V.I. students studied both MAUS and Night. Both MAUS and Night show the stories of Holocaust survivors, however, the protagonist in MAUS becomes a Nazi prisoner earlier during World War Two than the protagonist in Night. Both of these books can be used to teach students about…

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    In Song of Solomon, a novel by Toni Morrison, flight is used as a literal and metaphorical symbol of escape. Each individual character that chooses to fly in the novel is “flying” away from a hardship or a seemingly impossible situation. However, by choosing to escape, one is also deliberately choosing to abandon family and community members. The first reference to this idea is found in the novel’s epigraph: “The fathers may soar/ And the children may know their names,” which introduces the idea…

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    In the novel How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster, discusses in depth literary devices and their meanings. After reading Fosters novel and going on to reading No Country for Old men by Cormac McCarthy the main literary devices and themes conveyed were, geography, Christ figures, and violence. McCarthy uses these devices and themes to attract the reader to think about the book on a deeper level. In the novel No Country for Old Men the geography sets the tone for…

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    Orleanna’s House of Guilt In Barbara Kingsolver’s novel The Poisonwood Bible, Nathan Price, the father to four daughters and husband to Orleanna Price, brings his family on a missionary trip to the Congo. Their daily routines of residing in the Congo require hard work for survival, whereas in Georgia, life necessities like water and food are easily given. Although the Price family has left their home in Georgia, it is Orleanna who believes that as long as she is able to care for her family, she…

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    but terrible to experience. It is the unhealable rift forced between a human being and a native place, between the self and its true home: its essential sadness can never be surmounted.” In “The Poisonwood Bible” Nathan Price the father of the price family has exiled himself from his family which creates a rift in this family which eventually separates the whole family. Nathan is dedicated to his work but this ultimately leads to the destruction of their family. Nathan creates a rift through his…

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    The reason I believe Night was more powerful was due to the image that Elie Wiesel put into your head while reading the book. Night was such a detailed and well written book that I felt the actual event going through my head. Night gave detailed evnts that happened and not only how he felt but how all the jews in camps felt. I felt a stronger connection with the book, i felt that wiesel had placed me in the book. I could feel more of the events small or big that happend while reading then i did…

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    block. A poured concrete floor laid over with kitchen tile. There were a couple of iron cots with bare springs, one against either wall, the mattress pads rolled up at the foot of them in army fashion… Crate upon crate of canned goods. Tomatoes, peaches, beans, apricots” (138). Through the use of graphic details, readers are able to visualize the situation of the duo viewing the bunker with alacrity. The application of imagery shows that after a long time searching for salvation and protection,…

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