Exploring Dimensions of Relationships in Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner

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Dr. Manoj Kumar


It is appropriately designated man as a social animal. For this reason, there a compulsion before human beings to live in society and be reliant on the functionality of others for his existence and livelihood. There are varieties of ties and bonds to be maintained with society, family and above all God with the help of connections and communication among individuals and masses. There are emotional bonds although human beings come from numerous cultures, ethnicities, races, nations, and social classes. There are internal and external connections which human beings keeps on dealing at every step. Internal and intimate bonds are maintained among the family members while external connections are maintained among friends, companions, relatives and so many others. Some relations are linked through blood but some are there based on emotions, trust, devotion, faith and needs. One of the most substantial human connections is that between a man and a woman. Therefore, the man-woman connection remains the pivotal point of any civilised society. Literature and literary texts capture the concrete and abstract image of human existence, relations, pleasures and pains. The present article brings out the different shades of relationships in the works of Khaled Hosseini. There are themes of expatriate literature in his works as an Afghan based writer having the concerns of diaspora. Most of his protagonists and other charters uphold their conviction in love and humanity although having the situations of adversity. Hope remained the prime concern of his creations.


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Dr. Manoj Kumar. “Exploring Dimensions of Relationships in Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner”. The Creative Launcher, vol. 7, no. 1, Feb. 2022, pp. 43-50, doi:10.53032/tcl.2022.7.1.08.
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