THE KITE RUNNER
AP* Literature Teaching Units
Reproducible curriculum unit
By the end of this unit, students will be able to: explain the use of metaphor in setting tone and mood; analyze the use of irony in creating tone and mood; analyze the function of the flashback structure; trace the development of a dynamic character; analyze the significance of the novel within the context of Afghan history and politics; trace the development of complex and intertwining themes found in the novel, including discrimination fosters hatred, the past cannot be buried, true friends make great sacrifices for each other, and guilt is a powerful enemy; and analyze the use of the first-person limited narrator. 30 pages. ©2009.
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