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11/2/12

The passage “… they in turn opened into an extension of the driveway into my father’s estate” uses a key word in the phrase, “estate”. Some synonyms of the word estate are; land, park, parkland, manor. The connotation we could make is that the author used this word to sound elegant and give the Hassan’s family a rich outlook on what they are compared to other families in afghan.

The passage “… a new and affluent neighborhood in the northern part of Kabul. Some thought it was the prettiest house in all of Kabul.” Can present how Amir and his father are very proud of themselves. The author wanted to show that Amir and his father were one of the richer and wealthier in the city. He may also wanted to show that they stand out from the rest of the people of the city. Therefore Amir and his Father are characterized as the upper class of Kabul.

“you! The hazara!” what I further remember from the movie afghan star is that all the ethnic groups were fighting back where they were from. But all of the 4 different ethnics singing it had seemed to bring them together in a sense of unity. Yes, The Hazaras are disrespected more than the other ethnic groups. This is almost like them picking on the most weakest person which in this case is hazara.

The passage “… they in turn opened into an extension of the driveway into my father’s estate” uses a key word in the phrase, “estate”. Some synonyms of the word estate are; land, park, parkland, manor. The connotation we could make is that the author used this word to sound elegant and give the Hassan’s family a rich outlook on what they are compared to other families in afghan.

Eric Richardson

Ms. Pierce
Journal Responses
11/2/12

Chapter four response.
Why doesn’t Amir accept Hassan as a good friend? What doesn’t make sense to me is why does Hassan do all this stiff for Amir and not get anything in return even tho he is always there for him. For example when Hassan read Amir...
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