The Kite Runner Questions and Answers
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If the story The Kite Runner continued on after the ending, what do you think the lives of Amir and Sohrab would be like?

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The Kite Runner is a novel written by Khaled Hosseini. It was first published in 2003. It follows the life of Amir, starting with his childhood in Afghanistan and continuing into his adult years, which he spends in America.

At the end of the novel, Amir has finally managed to adopt Sohrab, Hassan’s son. Sohrab now lives with Amir and his wife Soraya in America. Traumatized by what has happened to him so far in his life, Sohrab is very withdrawn and refuses to engage in any kind of interaction. It is only when Amir takes Sohrab to fly a kite, like he used to with Sohrab’s father when they were young, that Sohrab finally begins to open up. This is where the novel ends.

Continuing on from this point, my prediction is that Amir will continue to speak to Sohrab about his father and continue to fly kites with him, in the hope that Sohrab will increasingly open up to him and come out of his shell. Amir might even employ a child psychiatrist to help Sohrab overcome his trauma. This will enable...

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