Drama Assignment Improve of Chapter 15
Amir – Michelle Marsha Rahim – Teresa Hassan – Renee (The Driver) Soraya – Sandra Opening Scene
(Soraya is on the phone with leaving a message to her parents)
Soraya ] Goodnight mom and dad it’s Soraya, I am calling to tell you I have decided to accompany Amir jan back home. He has some important business to take care of. Sorry for the short notice, but this was a last minute decision and I want to be there to support him. We shouldn’t be long, Ishallah (God willing). I will contact you as soon as I can. Bye for now, Soraya.
(Amir walks in)
Soraya ] Hi love, I wanted you to know that I am going with you to Afghanistan.
Amir ] I don’t think that such a good idea, it’s too dangerous.
Soraya ] I understand that it might be, but I really want to support you. I’ve already told my parents so please don’t make it difficult.
Amir ] Well if you feel that strongly then okay, and besides it would be nice to have you with me, but I should warn you, this will will not be easy.
Soraya ] I know, but I think I should be there.
Amir ] If you insist, what’s for dinner?
End of Scene
Narrator: Mrs. K (Page 204, last paragraph).
Narrator: Mrs. K (The driver is a chain smoker, a sweaty tall, bearded man who drives nonchalantly and recklessly, averting collisions by the thinnest margins).
Gholam ] Are you Amir?
Amir ] Yes and this is my wife Soraya.
Gholam ] My name is Gholam (shake Amir’s hand) and I will be your driver, Rahim Khan sent me. Are these your bags? Amir ]Yes!
(Gholam load the bags into the car and they head to Rahim’s place)
(Amir and Soraya arrive at Rahim Khan in Afghanistan)
Amir ] Knocks on Rahim’s door.
Rahim ] Asslahmah laykum Amir jan.
Amir ] Salaam mahlaykum Rahim jan, it’s nice to see you. (They embrace)
Rahim ] Please do come in.
(Amir and Soraya walks into Rahim’s apartment)
Amir ] Rahim jan, I don’t know if you are aware but I’m married and this is my wife Soraya.
Soraya ] My husband has told me a lot about you, so I’m very glad to meet you.
Rahim ] Bless you “bechem” (my child), I too am happy to meet you as well.
Soraya ] I will prepare something to eat, please excuse me.
(Soraya exits the room leaving Amir and Rahim to talk)
Rahim ] So Amir I hear you are quite the accomplished writer now?
Amir ] Thank you Rahim jan.
Rahim ] I have read your books, they are very good. “Bravo”. I’ve always known you would be a great writer someday. Amir ] Thanks to you, you have been a great support to me over the years Rahim jan.
Rahim ] So how have you been since Baba has gone?
Amir ] It...