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Dreams in Kite Runner

  • Date Submitted: 03/16/2010 01:41 PM
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Explore the use of dreams in the novel
The novel kite runner shows a greater meaning of dreams. It doesn’t just show dreams that you dream with your eyes closed but also dreams that you have but don’t realize as they are more of a fantasy and less of a goal as you feel they are less likely to come true.
In the kite runner there is a moment when Amirrealizes that is all time fantasy to become a writer has come true and was like a dream.
The dream that Amir had of winning Kabul’s annual kite flying tournament was like a foreshadowing of what he wanted to happened but presented to him in a dream and then it becomes true.
There is a mention of dreams in chapter seven when Hassan tells his dream to Amir to boost his confidence but when Amir says that drams mean nothing Hassan replies that his father ali said that “father says dreams always mean something” this quote shows that dreams not only n this novel bt also in real life have a deeper meaning.
Amir has a dream in which he sees his father wrestling a bear which shows what image he has of his father. He sees his father as a monster because he says that he cannot recognize which is his father the bear or the man wrestling the bear, but then he realizes that it was him that was the monster. “And in those dreams I could never tell baba from the bear”
Dreams have also been used in this novel to give a meaningful message across to the reader. In chapter seven before the tournament to get rid of Amir fear of losing Hassan tells air his dream about the two boys in the lake. That overcome their fear of the monster in the middle of the lake by confronting it and so when Amir is about to fly his kite and says that “I don’t know maybe we should go home” Hassan replies as remember Amir agha there’s no monster, just a beautiful day” this is meant to make the reader feel like
Most people come to America in search of more opportunities and to get the American dream but I don’t think that Amir and baba came from...


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