Literature review on Khaled Hosseini’s “The Kite Runner” and ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’ Novel

  • Sulekha Sundaresan Research Scholar, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Dr. K. Sumathi Associate Professor, Department of English, Vivekananda College of Arts and Science,Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Dr. P. Kolappadhas Associate Professor, Department of English, S.T.Hindu College, Tamil Nadu, India.
Keywords: fraternity, discriminative, character development, upper and lower class liberation, Activism, radicalism, Socio-Political, flexibility


This article intends to depict the fellowship reality in The Kite Runner, a novel by Khaled Hosseini. The truth of the nearby emotions as sibling covers the subject of the story in three viewpoints, I. E. (an) a connection design between a sibling and his progression sibling, and (b) the tight bound between an uncle and his progression nephew. Furthermore, there is finding that the social character of various ethnic amongst upper and lower class impact Afghan‟s society in numerous parts of life. The information were gathered through escalated perusing and information explore were broke down utilizing subjective enlightening strategy. The discoveries demonstrate that the fraternity the truth is clear in the connection of Amir – Hassan, and Amir - Sohrab is an impression of fellowship in Afghan‟s society in the period of contention. Amir‟s life is highly impacted by Hassan when he was as yet youthful, adolescents in Afghanistan till ended up grown-up and lives as migrant in America. The development of character of various ethnic reinforce the discriminative treatment among the general population.

Sexual orientation correspondence has been the longest war ladies have been battling since time. All through history, ladies over the world who has battled for sexual orientation correspondence and ladies' rights are considered as women's activists. Ladies, denied of their rights don't comprehend that they are to be sure a women's activist, when they need sexual orientation balance. Ladies in Afghanistan have been experiencing sexual orientation value in its serious frame since ages. Khaled Hossini's A Thousand Splendid Suns delineates the situation of ladies behind the dividers of Afghanistan amid a few intrusions in the nation. The issue of woman's rights and sex value has been raised through the character of Mariam and Laila. The novel worries over the rights ladies were most certainly not given alongside the confinements to training, decisions and freedom that limit their extraordinary possibilities in the male commanded world. Male strength over the ladies in Afghanistan is a noteworthy worry that relates this novel to women's activist angle. Compelling relational unions, absence of flexibility, absence of character, constrained space in terms of mental, social, social and mental level and torment that was executed towards the Afghan ladies are the issues that are worried by the women's activists over the globe. The paper intends to investigate social and political treachery that has been done to the Afghan ladies versus sexual orientation value and socio political activism by the ladies of Afghanistan amid their extreme circumstances.

How to Cite
Sundaresan, S., Sumathi, D. K., & Kolappadhas, D. P. (2018). Literature review on Khaled Hosseini’s “The Kite Runner” and ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’ Novel. International Journal of English Literature and Social Sciences, 3(4), 493-502. Retrieved from