The Road To Chlifa Essay

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Have you ever wondered what would be the experience of immigrating to a different country would be like eh? The experience of immigrating to a different country was similarly difficult in The Road to Chlifa and The Kite Runner as the characters had to start over in a new country, they had to change their lifestyle and some of the characters were isolated. To begin with, The experience of immigrating to a different country was difficult in The Road to Chlifa because the characters had to start over as Karim who was new to Canada didn’t had a house or any means of transportation to travel. It was also hard for Karim’s parents to get employed in a good job as a good job in Canada demands an individual to be perfectly fluent in English or French and it also requires a college or an university degree from Canada and as it shows in the book “the road to chlifa” that Karim’s parents were new to Canada and they know Lebanese French which is a little bit different than Canadian French. In the…show more content…
Karim said “Its cold out I hate the cold and the snow” – Karim from The Road to Chlifa by Michèle Marineau, page 18 Karim also wasn’t used to the Canadian schools, many people made fun of him because he was the only one who stood up to share an answer or to greet the teacher in the morning. Although Karim knew Lebanese French he still has to work on to improve his French and English which wouldn’t be easy because learning a new language is though. On the other hand Amir and his father would had similar problems as they didn't knew Spanish which is the second language of the United Sates and they knew only a little English. It wasn’t as hard as Karim for Amir to learn a new language as he was a small kid at the time and it was easy for him to get involved with

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