Analysis of Hassan’s Tragedy in the Kite Runner from the Three-dimensional Ethical Perspective

Peng Yuan-yuan


Hassan in The Kite Runner was brave, kind-hearted and loyal, but he still ended up with misery. From the three dimensional ethical perspective, Hassan’s tragedy is not only greatly related to national and religious ethics, but also influenced by deformed family ethics. Thus it can be seen that national discrimination and religious hierarchy exert negative impact on morality of Afghans. It is through this novel that Hosseini aims to reveals his broad humanistic feelings and call for others’ attention to Afghanistan as well.

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English Language Teaching       ISSN 1916-4742 (Print)   ISSN  1916-4750 (Online)

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