Saturday, December 21, 2019

Similarities And Differences Between The Castle And The...

The Castle (Debra Choate) is about an Australian family, oppressed by the government to move out of their house and their persistence to stay, against all odds. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini follows a boy and his brother, a story of loyalty and betrayal despite their limited knowledge of their relationship; a story of redemption. Both of these texts shared many similarities in stylistic, language features and literary conventions. There are some clear connections between the two texts like family’s importance and the constant informal register for inclusion of the reader. The creators of these texts did portray a few differences, one being the conventions in the texts, mainly the resolution. The two texts are portrayed in similar ways†¦show more content†¦He wanted punishment for a betrayal, but out of his brother’s loyalty, he got more guilt. He then discovers that Assef had undergone the same experience and he is now paying for it. He then starts laughin g, out of newfound respect for his brother. Repetition of phrases like â€Å"for you, a thousand times over† (p 67 by Hassan, 371 by Amir) to someone that is â€Å"just a Hazara†(p 68) is also a connection he shares with his brother (Hassan) and his brother’s child (Sohrab). In The Castle, Wayne is still a big part of the family, so is Tracey, regardless of their convictions or distances. This similarity between the two texts and their characters is present for a moral reason. Both of these texts share many similarities but what sets them apart is their differences. These two texts use very different conventions, especially the resolution. The Castle has a lot of humor and ends with a total victory: they have won their house, Wayne gets released and they make their own company. There are no downsides to any of the characters. The plot of The Castle introduces the complication and it is resolved at the end. In The Kite Runner, multiple complications are brought on at multiple points of the story (Taliban takeover at the start,Rahim Khan dying and finding out that Hassan is his brother at the same time, Sohrab attempting suicide at the end) and most of them are leftShow MoreRelatedDeveloping Management Skills404131 Words   |  1617 PagesManagement Skills 8 What Are Management Skills? 9 Improving Management Skills 12 An Approach to Skill Development 13 Leadership and Management 16 Contents of the Book 18 Organization of the Book 19 Practice and Application 21 Diversity and Individual Differences 21 Summary 23 SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIAL 24 Diagnostic Survey and Exercises 24 Personal Assessment of Management Skills (PAMS) 24 What Does It Take to Be an Effective Manager? 28 SSS Software In-Basket Exercise 30 SCORING KEY AND COMPARISON DATA

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