The Kite Runner Chpt 3

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    • Narrative - Amir’s childhood voice - attention to detail
    • “But no one ever doubted the veracity of any story about Baba” pg 12 Baba is respected
      • “And in those dreams, I can never tell Baba from the bear” pg 12 Amir fears is his father
    • “He asked me to fetch Hassan too, but I lied and told him Hassan had the runs. I wanted Baba all to myself” pg 13 Amir is jealous of Hassan’s relationship with his father - irony
    • “I think I have saratan,” I said. Cancer” pg 14 - foreshadowing
    • “my father, my Baba” pg 14 Sentence structure shows how Amir wants to impress his father"
    • “In those days, drinking was fairly common in Kabul” pg 15 retrospective
    • “I felt as if I were sitting on a pair of tree trunks” pg 16 Figurative language shows Amir see’s Baba as a strong figure
    • “those beard idiots” pg 16 pathetic talk
    • Pages 16 and 17 shows the juxtaposition between Western idiolect and Eastern Idiolect
    • “there is only one sin, only one. And that is theft. Every other sin is a variation of theft” pg 17 Irony, theme of theft. Foreshadowing Amir stole Hassan’s future
    • “I already hated all the kids he was building the orphanage for; sometimes I wished they’d all died along with their parents” pg 17 Amir is obsessed with his father
    • “When you tell a lie, you steal someone’s right to the truth” pg 17 Amir to Hassan who will defend Amir
    • “But I hadn’t turned out like him. Not at all” pg 18 - foreshadowing
    • First paragraph pg 20 symbolises /foreshadowing’s Hassan being raped
    • “There is something missing in that boy.” “Yes a mean streak” pg 21 irony
    • “A boy who won’t stand up for himself becomes a man who can’t stand up to anything” pg 22 foreshadowing irony

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