KITE RUNNER by L3GY944X

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									                     KITE RUNNER
                     Khalid Hosseini

Parallel structures in novel
Inner workings of significance
Hidden or inferred allusion and stories

          Abraham and Sara and Hagar // Baba and wife and
           Servant wife of Ali
          Ismael and Isaac //Hassan and Amir
          Amir’s first original story adds allusion richness-tears for
           pearls
          Persian Epc legend of Sohrab and his father
          Dreams
          Cane and Abel
          The Garden of Eden
          The Koran

The resurrection of images started at beginning and revisited at end
Unity of novel through its symbols
                 Lamb’s eyes

                 The kite

                 Sling shot

                 Pomegranate tree

                 Poetry, storytelling, writing

                 Scarred lips

                 Sohrab’s name

                 dreams
Unity of the novel through its cyclical themes of

                 exactness of crime and guilt and redemption-justice and
                  hope

                 sin guilt and redemption

                 the sins of the father will be visited upon the son

                 generations

                 masters and servants/ predators and victims


      Unity of the novel through episodes

                       Baba’s bear fighting and Amir’s dream

                       planting watch and money

                       kite running

                       Baba’s adultery and Baba’s confrontation at
                        gunpoint to save a woman’s virtue

                       Baba’s bastard child and building an orphanage
                        and Sohrab at orphanage

                       “For you a thousand times over.”

                       “He is my friend.”

                       “I ran…”

								
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