Relationships In The Kite Runner

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The Changing Pace of Afghanistan

The connection between father and son and brother and brother is formed by that common bond of acceptance. That same bond affects the people around them and their attitude towards people. Depending on how each groups interacts and interprets each other is what causes a close knit relationship. As scene in the Kite Runner the before and after of Afghanistan due to the Taliban will forever changed the way people accept each other. The types of groups, relations to family and treatment will be audited. Which shows the relations between each ethnic group in Afghanistan and how they will change forever. Afghanistan is home to various groups of different cultures and ethnic groups. The major population of Afghanistan consists of Pashtun, Tajik, Hazara, Uzbek, Aimak and Turkmen. Others follow, but aren’t a big portion of the population. Like in the Kite Runner, Assef saw himself better than most because he was a Pashtun. “In Afghanistan the Pashtun (also written Pushtu) was declared the National Language,”(Afghanistan) even though most use Dari. The Pashtun like the germans saw themselves superior compared to the Hazara’s during the rise of the Taliban. Most of the other groups of
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In the Kite Runner you see small resemblance on how Afghan families treat each other even though for Amir, Baba hid the truth. Later when Amir returns, an image is presented about the change of Afghanistan. Example, when Amir visits Farid and they eat dinner. Amir realizes how the children didn’t want his watch, but the food he was eating. So instead of being the glamorous place where Amir left he returned to a poverty filled area with broken down tanks and military gear. Even at the soccer game where a couple was going to be executed because of adultery. This gives a clear indication of

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