The orphanage director says a Taliban official took Sohrab a month earlier. Rahim Khan is sick and wants Amir to see him in Pakistan. Although Baba believes "there is no act more wretched than stealing", he forgives him.
He enigmatically tells Amir, "There is a way to be good again. Many people believe that the one thing we can leave behind is to leave the world a better place than we found it but this young man was brought up to be cavalier about the precious gift of lfe. Assef backs off but swears to one day get revenge.
Sohrab is the son of Hassan. Amir asks Sohrab to live with him in the U. The rafiqs, or comrades as Amir calls them, have divided society. But when they arrive at the checkpoint, the Russian guard eyes a woman in the truck and says the price of passing is half an hour with her.
He is later killed by a land mine in Hazarajat. Kamal no longer speaks, just stares. I left a few things ambiguous because I wanted to drive the book clubs crazy. Amir meets him a week later, and Rahim Khan tells Amir about the devastation in Kabul.
Amir looks for him and finds Hassan trapped at the end of an alley, pinned with his pants down. In the first section of the novel set in s Kabul, Hosseini describes a Kabul that is unrecognizable today.
Shortly after, Ali and Hassan move away. But at least,through his journey, Amir finds inner peace. He is the biological father of Hassan, a fact he hides from both of his children, and seems to favor him over Amir.
Amir gets a call from Rahim Khan. Pi also suffers from fear but he is making a journey from unrealistic privilege to basic poverty and survival at the hands of Fate or Nature. Amir buys one and gets Sohrab to fly it with him.
Amir witnesses the act but is too scared to intervene. Themes[ edit ] Because its themes of friendship, betrayal, guilt, redemption and the uneasy love between fathers and sons are universal, and not specifically Afghan, the book has been able to reach across cultural, racial, religious and gender gaps to resonate with readers of varying backgrounds.
Chapter 11 The story jumps forward in time. To him, he is trying to preserve the honor of not just one person, but of all of Afghanistan. She later returns to Hassan in his adulthood.
The truck driver, Karim, has a business arrangement with the soldiers guarding the road. Farzana and Hassan eventually had a little boy, Sohrab. The story skips to winter, when the kite-fighting tournament occurs.The Kite Runner deals with the country of Afghanistan from the s to the year Like all places, Afghanistan has a long and complicated history, but it came to international attention only after the coup of In order to orient ourselves, let us look at Afghanistan's geography.
The nation. A summary of Chapters 10–11 in Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Kite Runner and what it means.
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In Aprilthe communist left in Afghanistan overthrew President Daoud Khan. The coup. Each vocabulary word from “The Kite Runner” and “Escape from Afghanistan” is used at least once in the following sentences.
Fill in each word where it best fits. Dec 14, · For the kite-fliers of Kabul, the release of "The Kite Runner" will help to draw the culture of Afghan kite-flying out of the shadows of the much larger and more prosperous kite-flying nations in.
The Kite Runner is an epic story with a personal history of what the people of Afghanistan had and have to endure in an ordinary everyday life; a country that is divided between political powers and religiously idealistic views and beliefs which creates poverty, and violence within the people and their terrorist run country.
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In ‘The Kite Runner’ Amir ostensibly undertakes an actual physical journey in order to get back to Afghanistan to save Hassan's son.
A truly epic mission becomes more and more dangerous and we.Download