Explain the importance of the setting and its influence on how the narrator tells his story. The setting of Kabul, Afghanistan is hugely socially, politically and culturally important in the novel The Kite Runner. The story is told from the point of view of Amir, retelling the years he was growing up in Kabul and […]

Forgive? Bu theft was the one unforgivable sin, the common denominator of all sins. When you kill a man, you steal a life. You steal his wife’s right to a husband, rob his children of a father. When you tell a lie, you steal someone’s right to the truth. When you cheat, you steal the […]

How do things change? Amir barely sees Hassan. Hassan’s withdrawn and sleeps a lot. Amir and Baba’s relationship is better. “It shouldn’t have felt this way. Baba and I were finally friends… Except now that I had it, I felt as empty as this unkempt pool I was dangling my legs into.” Hassan is poor/servant […]

Foreshadowing in The Kite Runner The first main turning point in the novel is when Amir witnesses Hassan’s rape and makes the decision to do nothing. He just wanted to get to the kite to please Baba. Hosseini has built up to this event by foreshadowing that something will happen that will change their lives […]

Our story is set in Kabul, Afghanistan in 1975, before the Russian invasion. The main character, Amir, Is looking back at his childhood and how it had a profound effect on his life. Amir’s father Baba is a cold hard man who is disappointed in his son. He is a successful businessman. They are of […]

Now and Then Creative Writing Killing Fields Each golden gate stands open for 10 hours a day patiently waiting for tourists to pass through them to see the stories of 2 million victims from a Cambodian genocide. Headsets are placed on your head to listen to the survivors talk about their journey through this event. […]

Introduction The texts “The boy in the Striped Pyjamas,” directed by Mark Herman, “Touching the void,” written by Joe Simpson, “Titanic,” Directed by James Cameron, and “The Rabbit Proof Fence,” directed by Phillip Noyce, all show somebody’s capability to redeem friendship, make quick decisions, show strength/courage and positivity through survival. The Boy In The Striped […]

World Challenge Speech Introduction $8,500 dollars to go to two different third world countries for a life changing experience. The photos of mystical stone temples drew me in to see what this trip was about. Munks, markets, meals surrounding you. An aroma of spice and fresh air. This was only some of the things that were […]

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