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Aim how does amir s talent for writing give him new confidence

Aim: How does Amir’s talent for writing give him new confidence?

Do Now: Provide sentences for the following words:

Immersed, vehemently, perpetually

Quiz on Chapters 1-5 on Monday


Conflicts

Conflicts

  • For the following situations, indicate which type of conflict is presented, Man vs. Man, Man vs. Self, Man vs. Nature, Man vs. Society.

  • Amir is always upset that he can’t achieve his father’s love.

  • Amir wishes that Ali or Rahim Khan was his dad.

  • Ali and Hassan are look down on because they are Hazaras.

  • Baba and Rahim Kahn arguing over Amir.

  • The story Amir reads to Hassan, Rostam morally wounds Sohrab in battle.


Themes

Themes

  • Can you identify two themes (main ideas) that are presented in Chapters 1-4?

    OR

  • If someone were to ask you what Chapters 1-4 are about in terms of big ideas, what would you say?


Amir as writer

Amir as Writer

  • Amir discovers that he has a talent for writing. Rahim Khan praises his writing and writes, “But the most impressive thing about your story is that is has irony. You may not even know what that word means. But you will someday. It is something that some writers reach for their entire careers and never attain.”


Creative writing

Creative Writing

  • Using the conflict and theme you were given, write a short story with no more than 4 characters. See you if you can provide an ironic twist at the end. Review Amir’s story as an example.


Homework

Homework

  • 1. Read Chapter 5

  • 2. Complete Handout

  • Quiz on Chapters 1-5 on Monday


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