The Red Kabul Kim-Hho Quotes

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“If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.” This was said by John F. Kennedy. Culture is a people’s unique way of life. Culture is something that is very important to people and it should be celebrated. In the realistic fiction book, Shooting Kabul by N.H. Senzai, the main character Fadi learns to celebrate his culture through adversity. In the realistic fiction book, The Red Umbrella, by Christina Diaz Gonzalez, the main character Lucia needs to remember how to celebrate her culture when moving to America.In the realistic fiction book, Inside Out and Back Again, by Thanhha Lai, the main character Kim-Ha needs to show her culture even though she thinks differently and is…show more content…
For example, “Fighting is not the answer Fadi jaan, his father said, ‘It never solves the problem’” (Senzai 63). At this part of the book Fadi was being bullied, and when he came home with a black eye his family was explaining how it was good that he didn’t fight back. Relating to this situation, Fadi said, “I stood tall. “Yeah, I’m Pukhtan.” The other boys looked at each other. “Pukhtans are tough” (Senzai 208). This shows that Fadi is not ashamed of his culture and it’s paying off, because the kids at school were calling Fadi a terrorist when they asked if he was Pukhtan he stood tall and they respected him for it. Later on he was bullied more because of this. Another example of difficulties because of his culture is, “We need to come together as Afghanistan not for our country” (Senzai 142). This is an example of adversity because when Fadi’s family was in America, they were still keeping up with the news in Afghanistan. Fadi’s father, Habib, had made this statement describing what he thought of the situations that were happening in Afghanistan. Clearly, celebrating culture even though it can cause difficulties like adversity, is shown in this

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