He was motivated to write a page short story about two boys who fly kites in Kabul.
Get Access Kite runner: She lived in Afghanistan, where she married then powerful General Taheri and her family had to emigrate to the USA just before the change of regimes when the Soviet army invaded Afganistan.
She is a mature person, her personality was defined by Afghan traditions, values, culture. In the USA she is exposed to different culture and society traditions.
Although the space given to Jamila in the book is modest, but her role as a character is very important because she was basically the one that allowed Amir and her daughter Soraya to converse and later conveyed her admiration for Amir to her husband the General Taheri.
Jamila plays the role of a typical Afgan wife and mother, she obeys her husband without a question and wants nothing more than to see her daughter married. She is a loving mother but also a women of a sensitive, subtle and creative nature. The General made her think that she was not worthy or good enough.
It seems that the General Taheri has the power over her. The writer shows this in a very subtle and painful way, — Amir finds out that Jamila is an amazing singer, but the General refuses to let her sing in public. How fast would you like to get it? We'll occasionally send you account related and promo emails.
She wanted to sing at the wedding, only one song, however she was not allowed to. On the other hand Jamila is a strong person who managed not to lose her values, i.
She is open minded and has a strong feeling of what is justice, who accepts people by their values not the social ranking. She is also tolerant, capable of forgiving mistakes and accept people as they are, differently from her husband.
Jamila understands Soraya and supports her wish to become a teacher which is she passionate about, differently from the General Taheri father who wants her daughter to have a prestigious occupation of a lawyer. It is Jamila who pursues the General Taheri to accept Amir into the family.
After Soraya ran away with an Afghan boyfriend, Jamila had a stroke and got the right side of her face paralyzed.
To my mind, her paralyzed side of the face symbolises her relationship with the past, her husband, the Afgan conservative traditions, suppression of her creative nature. Her other side of the face is alive and symbolises her soul, her values, open — mindedness, her loving heart for Soraya of coursefor Amir.
It was her redemption first of all when Soraya and Amir met and married. Before that Jamila was repressed by her past, relationship with her the General Taheri.
As a loving Afgan mother Jamila wanted her daughter to be happily married and living with Amir, what is more, her open-heartedness redempted Amir as wellhaving Sohrab, the son of his half-brother live together with them.The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini.
Home / Bestsellers / The Kite Runner / Quotes / Principles ; Soraya slams Afghan culture for its double-standard with men and women.
Men can go out to the club and have sex; women can't even have sex with a long-term boyfriend. We would also like to point out that Baba has a double-standard. Kite Runner Essay Words | 5 Pages. Hosseini's The Kite Runner offers a very insightful view of the governing politics of Afghanistan pre-Taliban regime and during the Taliban regime, and the differing situation of women in both those eras.
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