Analysis Of The Kite Runner By Khaled Hosseini

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The novella “The Kite Runner”, by Khaled Hosseini is about a character named Amir sharing his story to the world, the story of Afghanistan. However, the author had written this book because he had experienced and felt everything Amir had in this novel at a point in his life. Khaled Hosseini had also depicted the involvement of the cultural and social setting, through his writing.
The writer saw himself as Amir and revealed his childhood of dreams in Afghanistan. “The Kite Runner”, is known as the novel of the period for it’s different settings, and also the way the author has described everything to connect with his audience. He increased the reader 's curiosity about what would happen, as he started with the an event that had taken place on December 2001 in California, when Amir gets a letter from Rahim Khan, a good friend of Baba when he says “There is a way to be good again”. The same year Khaled Hosseini started writing “The Kite Runner”. In which, he shares his childhood story as Amir, describing and explaining the fact that ‘he is what he is because of Afghanistan’.
The first chapter being the current situation, immediately goes to Amir talking about his past years in Kabul, Afghanistan in the year 1975. In which he makes everything seem cheerful and him being a normal mischievous child with his friend, Hassan.
The first chapter itself depicts the class differences during those times, as Hassan, Amir’s friend and servant, and his father Ali who are known as a
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