A Comparison Of I Am Malala 'And The Kite Runner'

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Title Here The books I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai and Patricia McCormick and The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini both discuss similar situations, but in two whole different ways. Both of the books are set in the Middle East and deal with the Taliban taking control, but I am Malala is a true story, while The Kite Runner is a work of fiction. Though they have many similarities, they have a completely different plot and story. A similarity they do have is what the author wants to tell the reader. Though different in some ways, the messages are very similar and both have the same point to get across. In I am Malala, Malala Yousafzai tells her personal story on her fight for girl’s education against the Taliban. In The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini…show more content…
This is shown when Malala constantly stands up for girl’s education and does not back down. In I am Malala, recalling an interview, Malala writes, “We are really sad the situation is getting worse. We were expecting peace and to go back to school. The future of our country can never be bright if we don’t educate the young generation. The government should take action and help us… I’m not afraid of anyone. I will get my education. Even if I have to sit on the floor to continue it. I have to continue my education and I will do it.” In this statement, Malala explains to the world that she will keep fighting for her education as it is extremely important, and that she will never stop trying to win the right for her and other girls to continue their educations. In The Kite Runner, Amir wants to be able to accept Hassan as a friend, but he is unable to because of what their society will think. He does end up learning to accept Hassan and fight for him, even though it may be too late. This is shown when Amir speaks to his father-in-law regarding Hassan’s son and says, “You see General Sahib, my father slept with
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