Forgive? But theft was the one unforgivable sin, the common denominator of all sins. When you kill a man, you steal a life. You steal his wife’s right to a husband, rob his children of a father. When you tell a lie, you steal someone’s right to the truth. When you cheat, you steal the right to […]

Amir barely sees Hassan. Hassan’s withdrawn and sleeps a lot. Ali and babas relationship is much better “it shouldn’t feel this way. Baba and i were finally friends… except now that i had it, i felt as empty as this unkempt pool i was dangling my legs into” they will never be even because thats […]

Amir: desperate to please baba. selfish. jealous of Hassan. loves to write. wealthy Hassan: loyal. obedient. illiterate. poor Asef: nasty. bully. violent. german mother (nazi-like) blonde, blue eyed.   “but in none of his stories did Baba and ever refer to Ali as his friend” the relationship between Baba and Ali parallels that of Amir […]

The first main turning point in the novel is when Amir witnesses Hassans’s rape and he makes the decision to do nothing. he just wanted to get the kite to please Baba. Hosseini has built up to this event by foreshadowing that something will happen that will change their lives forever in a negative way […]

Our story is set in Kabul Afghanistan in 1975, before the Russian invasion. The main character Amir is looking back at his childhood and how it has profound effect on his life. Amirs father, Baba is a cold, hard man who is disappointed in his son. he is a successful businessman. they are off the high […]