The Kite Runner Questions and Answers
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Can anyone relate the book The Kite Runner to any other book that you have read?

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To answer your question I would continue the list of themes and topics from the previous post, and then see where there are connections to novels and a plays you have already read.  Some additional themes to consider:

1.  redemption

2.  bullying/ good vs. evil

3.  friendship

4.  social class distinction -- effect on relationship

5.  America as a land of (new) opportunity

6.  mental/physical survival of a crisis

7.  suicide/attempted suicide

The list could go on, but the next step is to look for those elements in other novels.  Just having the theme in common is a start, then you need to determine if the authors are making a...

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