Analyse how language features were used to capture the reader’s imagination.

  • Amir’s narrative point of view 
  • Foreshadowing
  • First Language Words, Festival and cultural references 
  • Symbolism- kites, lamb to the slaughter, the cleft plate

In this novel The Kite Runner written by Khaled Hosseini uses numerous effective language features such as narrative point if view, foreshadowing, and symbolism to capture the reader’s imagination. Hosseini also includes first language Farsi words and references to cultural and religious events to add o the authenticity of the novel.

PARAGRAPH ONE: Narrative point of view- first person. Amir talks about cultural, religious, political, social events and issues.

PARAGRAPH TWO:  Foreshadowing- hints at events to come

PARAGRAPH THREE: Symbolism and themes- Kites, Cleft lip, family relationships, guilt, redemption, 


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