Discuss how the author uses language techniques to develop a main character in the novel, and how this character helps you understand one or more significant themes/ideas.

Techniques could include figures of speech, syntax, word-choice (Islamic and Farsi words), style, symbolism, structure, foreshadowing, or narrative point-of-view.


  • Betrayel
  • Memory and guilt
  • Redemption
  • Violance
  • Politics, religion, sociaty


  • Kites
  • Monster in the lake
  • The cleft lip
  • The sacrifical lamb
  • The slingshot
  • The pomogranite tree


language features

  1. Naratuve point of view
  2. Foreshadowing
  3. Other language techneques

His Journey

  1. set the scene – describing Amir, Hassan betrail
  2. War – refugees in USA, Amir guilt
  3. Back to afhahinstan – redeems himself



Introduction Plan



“The Kite Runner” written by Khaled Hosseini uses language techneques to develop a main charactor that helps us to understand different themes and ideas throughout the book.


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