• In Chapter 22, as the novel begins to come to its conclusion, we encounter several full-circle endings as we reach the climax, or turning point, of the plot. Discuss the presence of these in chapter 22.
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    One of the elements that comes full circle is that Assef is once again in control of a person of Hazara descent.  Just as he was in control of raping Hassan in the alley, he is in control of Sohrab, Hassan's son.  In the same twisted and sexually perverse manner, Assef demonstrates control through degradation.  Another element that is shown to come in a complete circle would be that Amir is confronted with an opportunity to take action.  He failed to take...

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