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The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini - The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini 1. Amir is a Pashtun and Hassan is a Hazara. Pashtun 's are some of the richest people in Afghanistan. The Pastuns have always been the upper class and the Hazaras belonged to the much lower class. They often worked for richer Afghanis, trying to get by on a meager living. The two remain on different levels primarily due to religion. The Pashtun 's are Sunni Muslims, while the Hazara 's are Shi 'a Muslims. The Sunni Muslims are far more traditional beliefs and therefore are often more extreme.... [tags: Kite Runner Hosseini] | 1396 words
(4 pages) | FREE Essays | [view] | Khaled Hosseini 's Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini 's Kite Runner It is about this boy named "Amir" I think, but anyways he lives with hos dad in this very big, and expensive home in Afganistan, his mom died while giving him birth, and they have a servent named Ali who has a son named Hassan who is the same age as him, and he is good at manythings except that he does not know how to read or write and he does not go to school because he is the servents son.... [tags: Summary Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini] | 960 words
(2.7 pages) | FREE Essays | [view] | Friendship in The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini - Friendship in The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini Theme: Real Friendships are more than a stubborn act; they are actions that surround your soul in order to uncover the truth that you 're seeking in a friend. Friendship, as understood here, is a distinctively personal relationship that is grounded in a concern on the part of each friend for the welfare of the other, for the other 's sake, and that involves some degree of intimacy. As such, friendship is undoubtedly central to our lives, in part because the special concern we have for our friends must have a place within a broader set of concerns, including moral concerns, and in part because our friends can help shape who we are as persons.... [tags: Kite Runner Khaled



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