The Kite Runner
The Kite Runner
by Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Literary Devices
Symbols, Imagery, Allegory
The Question of Allegory
The Monster in the Lake
The Pomegranate Tree
Baba and the Black Bear
Kite Fighting
Setting
POV/Narrative Voice
Genre
Tone
Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Ending?
Brief and Sparse Plot Overview in Paragraph Form
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Chapter 21
Chapter 22
Chapter 23
Chapter 24
Chapter 25
Characters
Amir
Baba
Hassan
Assef
Sohrab
Ali
Soraya
Rahim Khan
General Taheri and Khanum Taheri
Sanaubar
Sofia Akrami
Shout Outs
Sex Rating
Themes
Quotes
Friendship
Friendship Quotes
Betrayal
Betrayal Quotes
Warfare
Warfare Quotes
Principles
Principles Quotes
Innocence
Innocence Quotes
Race
Race Quotes
Men and Masculinity
Men and Masculinity Quotes
Religion
Religion Quotes
Admiration
Admiration Quotes
Literature and Writing
Literature and Writing Quotes
Brain Snacks
Best of the Web
Study Questions
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
Go Fly a Kite
Go Fly a Kite Flashcards
Go Fly a Kite True or False
Up in the Air
Up in the Air Flashcards
Up in the Air True or False
The Kite Runner
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
The Short Story of Your Life
The Kite Runner meets Cain and Abel
History Meets Literature in The Kite Runner
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
Related History & Literature on Shmoop