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BY: Jeremy Rowe

Storyboard Text

  • Characterization
  • Assef: Rapist  Child molester Racist  Prejudice Oppressing   Cruel 
  • Amir:                 Coward Fake friend  saboteur  wealthy insecure  disloyal
  • Rahim Khan: Mentor  Best Friend  Imposing  Strong  Father Figure Caring 
  • Hassan: Loyal Friendly Scapegoat ill-treated disrespected innocent  
  • Sohrab: Innocent Brave     Traumatized world weary Hopeful     Bold  
  • Baba: Hurting Rich  Powerful Strong willed  Social Respected
  • Symbolism
  • The Clef Lip Hassan’s cleft lip is one of his most representative features as a child, and it is one of the features Amir refers to most in describing him. The split in Hassan’s lip acts as a mark of Hassan’s status in society
  • The Pomegranate Tree  The tree served as a safe places for Amir and Hassan, place where the boys got closer to one another. But after Hassan got raped Amir pelts fruit at Hassan to try to make him less of a coward
  • The Monster In the Lake During the kite flying tournament Hassan tells Amir about the dream he has. Everyone on the shore is telling them there's a monster in the lake but they jump in anyway and the lake is renamed after them. What this means is that everyone telling them there's a monster in the lake was right,  Amir is the monster he was jealous of baba and hassans relationship so he sat back and watch his own friend get raped.
  • The Lamb Hassan was the lamb in this story. During the rape scene Amir stood by and watched Hassan get raped. Just for the kite to prove himself to Baba, Amir sacrificed Hassan just he could have the approval of his father 
  • Life Lines
  • Coming of age
  • A: When Baba says he wishes Amir wasn't his son.
  • D: Amir desire and need to be loved and accepted by Baba as the novel progresses Amir will do anything to gain his fathers approval.
  • F: When they move to America and Amir stop digging and searching for Babas acceptance.  
  • "Powerful...Haunting"
  • "There's always a way to be good again''. Rahhim kahn was talking about Amir and Hassan after Amir frames Hassan. He was addressing the fact that there's always a way to make up. The quote can be used in multiple things the quote can be used to repair a relationship. What he is saying is that no matter what happens there's always away to be good there's always a way to be close again nothing can break a true friendship and you bounce back from it.
  • Banned book
  • Amir's Lament I fly my kite like an eagle in the sky You can't touch me cause I'm moving with the breeze  I escape all my dreams when fly this high  Peeking through the leaves i see your face  Oh how I wish I had your embrace You were my brother, from another mother I watched you die, try to stop the boy that took your life  Stretching my hands now please reach back I promise to have your back If not yours, I will watch your seed  Until one day when we meet again  You, me, Baba, and your seed
  • B: When Baba and Amir move to America and Baba gets cancer.
  • C:  Hassan getting raped and Amir chooses not to stop it because he wants to impress his dad with the kite.
  • E: Amir fails to keep his fathers approval after the  kite tournament  when he suggest to Baba they should go new help.
  • G: When he sees what has happened to Hassans family he goes back and tries to make thing right by taking his son back to America.
  • A book filled with mystery betrayal and heart break. A powerful book  that shows the struggles of a child  in Afghanistan. 
  • "There's always away to be good again"
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