Khaled Hosseini, in his novel The Kite Runner, used the violent rape of his childhood friend Hassan to represent a turning point for the main character Amir. Hosseini uses foreshadowing from the beginning of the novel to hint to significant dark events which were to affect the narrator’s life. The turning point sees the beginning […]

I intend to write a creative writing piece that describes a scene and focuses on the details of the human senses. Each golden gate stands open for 10 hours a day patiently waiting for tourists to pass through them to glimpse into the stories and lives of 2 million victims from a Cambodian genocide. The […]

Lack Of Education We have books, paper, pens, teachers, classrooms and an education. Some children do not get the privilege we do about going to school each day. More than 72 million children are not in school and over 759 million adults are illiterate and do not have what is necessary to improve their living […]

Khaled Hosseini is the author of the novel “The Kite Runner”, the theme in his writing shows the guilt of redemption. To show this he uses symbolism, the narrative point of view of Amir and foreshadowing. Paragraph 1 Symbolism in “The Kite Runner” is a main focus point which builds up the character of Amir. […]

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 Hassan’s withdrawn and sleeps a lot.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 […]

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 […]