Views KB Size Report. DOWNLOAD EPUB Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner (Bloom's Guides) · Read more. This article aims to describe the brotherhood reality in The Kite Runner, a novel by Khaled Hosseini. The findings show that the brotherhood reality is apparent in the relation of Amir-Hassan, and Amir-Sohrab is a reflection of brotherhood in Afghan"s society in the era of. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini is a story about a memory by a man named Amir. The story begins quite jovially, as Amir lives with his father, Baba, in a comfortable home in Afghanistan. All soft copy books of The Kite Runner acquired through Reading Sanctuary require you to.
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When Amir goes looking for Hassan, he finds him at the end of an alley, surrounded by the group of three boys who initially wished to fight them. Amir runs away, leaving Hassan at the end of the alley. When Hassan later returns with the kite, Amir pretends that he saw nothing. The two boys begin to drift apart and Amir, who is racked with guilt, decides that either he or Hassan must leave.
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He then decides that he should frame Hassan for theft. Amir tells his father that Hassan stole from him, and upon confrontation, Hassan admits to it regardless of having taken nothing. Shortly after this, Hassan and his father move away from Kabul. The story then progresses ahead to when Amir and his father are escaping Kabul, which is now a war zone being invaded by the Soviets. They are heading to Pakistan and after an arduous journey, they arrive.
Two years later, Amir and his father move to California where Baba works at a gas station and Amir attends high school. To make extra money, the two of them sell things at a Sunday Market, where Baba encounters an old friend, General Taheri. Amir and Soraya begin to talk when General Taheri finds them and tells Amir that he needs to approach the situation appropriately.
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Baba then angrily rebukes Amir, declaring that since Ali has worked for the family for over 40 years, Ali and Hassan will always stay with them. Baba then throws a massive party for Amir's birthday, but Amir is unable to enjoy it, due to memories of what happened to Hassan. Assef also attends with his father, and Amir is forced to accepts his ememy's gift and well-wishes.
Rahim Khan presents Amir with a blank book for his stories, and senses something is amiss.
He assures Amir that Amir can tell him anything. However the next day, instead of telling the truth, Amir decides to plant his new wristwatch, a birthday present from his father, under Hassan's pillow, and tells everyone that Hassan stole it.
Hassan is confronted by Amir's father, and instead of professing innocence, he falsely confesses to stealing it.
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Although Hassan is quickly forgiven, his father lets Agha Sahib know that he and his son can no longer work for him, and much to Baba's distress, they pack their belongings and leave. In June , the Soviet Union militarily intervenes.
Agha Sahib leaves his house in the care of Rahim Khan and flees to Pakistan with his son. They travel by truck with other refugees and, along the way, they are stopped by a Soviet Army private , who demands sex with a young wife and mother who is among the refugees.
Amir's father intervenes, daring the soldier to shoot him, but the situation is defused when the soldier's superiors appear.
The husband of the young wife thanks Agha Sahib, who tells the husband that no thanks is necessary. Later, the refugees are transferred into the empty belly of an oil truck in order to be effectively smuggled across the border undetected.
Amir is frightened by their circumstances, and Agha Sahib comforts him by having Amir recite poems. Flash Forward: Fremont, California , [ edit ] Baba runs a service station and operates a stall at a weekly flea market.
Amir earns a degree at a local community college, and Baba, though disappointed that Amir wants to be a writer rather than a physician, says that Amir can earn money by working with him. One day at the flea market, Amir's father introduces him to General Taheri Abdul Khadir Farookh , another Pashtun and a former officer in the Afghan army. Later, Amir gives Soraya a copy of one of his stories for her to read, but the General, who has little regard for artists, takes the story from Soraya, tosses it aside, and speaks dismissively to Amir.
Soon after, Baba is diagnosed with lung cancer , and he becomes gravely ill. Baba refuses to stay at the hospital and wishes to live his last days at home.
After Amir brings him home, he asks his father to ask General Taheri for his daughter's hand in marriage. Taheri agrees, but Amir's father tells him that Soraya wants to speak with him. On a chaperoned stroll, Soraya reveals that when the Taheris were living in Virginia , she ran away with a Pashtun man and lived with him until her father came to retrieve her. Soon after, the Taheris moved to California to flee the gossip surrounding them.
Amir is shocked, but still pledges his love, and they marry. Baba dies soon afterward. He tells Amir that the situation is bad, but that Amir has an opportunity to "be good again. Rahim Khan, who is dying, tells Amir that after several unsuccessful stints with caretakers at Baba and Amir's home, which Rahim Khan had been looking after, he had asked Hassan to return, which Hassan did, with his wife and son.
Later, Rahim Khan had to flee to Pakistan when his own health deteriorated and the Taliban took over power after the civil war. But Hassan and his family remained in the home. One day, the Taliban appeared at the house and demanded that Hassan vacate the premises, declaring that no Hazara could be in legitimate possession of the house.
Hassan refused to surrender the house, and the Taliban executed him in the street, then also killed his wife.
The novel has also been adapted into a movie, directed by Marc Forster. The story begins quite jovially, as Amir lives with his father, Baba, in a comfortable home in Afghanistan. Hassan and Amir are a similar age, so they quickly become friends. One day, when Hassan and Amir are playing in the streets of Kabul, they encounter a group of boys who threaten to beat up Amir for befriending a Hazaras.
Hassan attacks the kids with a slingshot, and the two boys escape the fight. Later, during the winter, the two boys take part in a kite-fighting tournament.
The objective of the competition is to cut the kite string of your opponent by covering your kite string in shards of glass. When a kite string is cut, the owner of said kite loses and the boys take off to retrieve the kite, an activity known as kite running. Amir ends up winning the tournament, and Hassan takes off to retrieve the losing kite.
When Amir goes looking for Hassan, he finds him at the end of an alley, surrounded by the group of three boys who initially wished to fight them. Amir runs away, leaving Hassan at the end of the alley.
When Hassan later returns with the kite, Amir pretends that he saw nothing. The two boys begin to drift apart and Amir, who is racked with guilt, decides that either he or Hassan must leave.Hassan is the servant and friend of Amir, the child of wealthy Kabul businessman Baba.
He assures Amir that Amir can tell him anything. After receiving threats on his life, Ebrahimi was forced to remain indoors and be home-schooled by an uncle. Two years later, Amir and his father move to California where Baba works at a gas station and Amir attends high school.
As he is talking to her one day from Pakistan, she tells him about a tragedy in her life, and Amir tells the reader, I envied her.
He fails terribly. While my mother hemorrhaged to death during childbirth, Hassan lost his less than a week after he was born.
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