Examples Of Colonialism In The Kite Runner

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Khaled Hussein’s novel The Kite Runner is totally based on postcolonial theory. In the text, the resistance of the native afghans against the coloniser quite matches with the resistance of the native black people against the colonizers in the Chinua Achebe’s novel things fall apart. Here in the article I summed up and compared the resistance of the native against the colonizers and along with that I also compared the diasporic elements which exists in both texts. Apart from these two elements here in the research article I also compared the two minor and child characters Sohrab and Ezinma with each other. Basically, the article states and defines the three comparative elements of both texts with each other. Here in the article I define and…show more content…
They both goes through suffering and the hatred of the society. Ezinma which is the daughter of the Okonkwo has so many characteristics. She is rejected and given less importance by the other characteristics just because of her gender. She is a female character and a female is treated as less important habitat of the society. She is not appreciated for the characteristics which she has. The same we find in the case of Sohrab. Sohrab also became the victim of hatred by the society. He is mistreated and put into the miserable condition due to his cast and race. He is mistreated and used as a less important character due to the religious cast from which he belongs to. Both of Ezinma and Sohrab has either directly or indirectly became the victim of hatred by the…show more content…
It depicts how Khaled Hosseini deals with diasporic life in the United States and reflects it through the main character in his novel. There are four problems to discuss in this study. Firstly, the discussion draws attention to Khaled Hosseini's memory of childhood reflected on the character of Amir. Secondly, it focuses on Khaled Hosseini's reason coming to the United States expressed to Amir. Next, it examines Khaled Hosseini's life in the United States reflected by Amir's character. Lastly, it discusses the development of Khaled Hosseini's diasporic life portrayed in his novel. The problems are analysed by using the expressive theory by Abrams. Expressive theory is used in this study to analyse the data related to the problems of the reflection of the author's diasporic life in the novel. The result of this study proves that Khaled Hosseini has a diasporic life and depicts it through the character of Amir in The Kite
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