|The Kite Runner Essay
Choose one of the prompts below. Your essay should be two pages in length and follow MLA formatting, which means it must contain the following formatting characteristics:
Times New Roman Font
12 point type size
1.5 or 1 inch margins
Remember, your essay should consist of the following:
An interesting and original title (Do not simply call it “The Kite Runner Essay” or something similar)
two pieces of textual evidence per body paragraph
each body paragraph should be an extended paragraph – about ½ a page in length
connect back to your grabber and thesis
Prompt Option #1
In class, we discussed at length how The Kite Runner is a bildungsroman novel, which is a novel in which the protagonist grows and matures. In a well-written essay, analyze how Amir is a character of growth and maturation.
Prompt Option #2
In class, we discussed a variety of themes developed in The Kite Runner. In a well-written essay, choose ONE of those themes and then analyze how that theme is developed and supported throughout the novel.
Prompt Option #3
In class, we discussed a variety of conflicts developed in The Kite Runner. In a well-written essay, choose one of those conflicts and then analyze how that conflict is developed and resolved throughout the novel.