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Novel:         The Kite RunnerAuthor: Khaled HosseiniWas born in Kabul in 19651980 Moved to CaliforniaHis first Novel371 p...
Kite Runner Summary
Baba and Amir move to California        Baba learns he has cancer      Amir marries Soraya         Baba dies shortly after...
Jeanette Winter                                   Published in 2009                                              35 pages ...
If Taliban ever found them they read theKoran and pretended it was a church.Nasreen was quiet at first but soon madefriend...
Who? Where? What?Afghan people         Muslims both Sunni and Shi’iteSetting is Kabul, later California and PakistanReligi...
CritiqueVery effective Afghan culture pieces.First person: Through Amir’s EyesGood Characterization helped the Reader Imag...
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  1. 1. Novel: The Kite RunnerAuthor: Khaled HosseiniWas born in Kabul in 19651980 Moved to CaliforniaHis first Novel371 pages
  2. 2. Kite Runner Summary
  3. 3. Baba and Amir move to California Baba learns he has cancer Amir marries Soraya Baba dies shortly afterAmir becomes a successful writer Soraya and Amir can’t have children
  4. 4. Jeanette Winter Published in 2009 35 pages long After the Taliban took over girls were forbidden from going to school.Nasreen’s parents are killed by the Taliban so her grandmothertakes care of her.She starts attending one of many secret schools in Afghanistan.
  5. 5. If Taliban ever found them they read theKoran and pretended it was a church.Nasreen was quiet at first but soon madefriends and learned a lot about the world.The book teaches a lot about the culture including religion, clothing, tradition,and restrictions of the Taliban.
  6. 6. Who? Where? What?Afghan people Muslims both Sunni and Shi’iteSetting is Kabul, later California and PakistanReligion is a major part of societyAfghanis value tradition and moralsRespect and Honesty are key valuesEarning what you want or need, honestly
  7. 7. CritiqueVery effective Afghan culture pieces.First person: Through Amir’s EyesGood Characterization helped the Reader ImagineTheme of story, strong morals and ethical…honesty and Importance of living a good life,

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