Annotated Bibliography Essay

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“The Kite Runner” by Khaled Hosseini: An Annotated Bibliography Source #1 Khawaja, Mabel. "The Kite Runner." Masterplots, Fourth Edition (2010): 1-3. Literary Reference Center. Web. 15 Oct. 2013. < http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lfh&AN=103331MP4205398 0000644&site=ehost-live> Summary In his article “The Kite Runner", Mabel Khawaja, discusses how successful Khaled Hosseini was in his novel “The Kite Runner". Khawaja says when Hosseini gave clues throughout the story of what was to come, the use imagery, characterization, and conflicts to help make the book successful. In the article he backed up what he was saying with examples which makes for a creditable article. He also mentioned that Hosseini made the novel unique when he blended Persian and traditional literature together. Overall, Khawaja felt that the story was powerful and successful. Assessment 1. This source is useful. Throughout this article Mabel Khawaja talks about different literary elements that were used and when he states something he backs up his information to give his audience evidence. 2. I felt that this article was good when talking about the how successful Hosseini was when he used different literary devices to make the readers understand the book. This article was more positive and had no criticism, unlike my second bibliography 3. The goal of this article is to analyze the book “The Kite Runner", and discuss its relevance to the readers. 4. The fact that the article has valid points about the book makes it reliable. Throughout the article, Khawaja discussed accurate points about the book. The meaning he stated of the book is dead on. Source #2 Jefferess, David. "To Be Good (Again): The Kite Runner As Allegory Of Global Ethics." Journal Of Postcolonial Writing 45.4 (2009): 389-400. Literary Reference Center. Web. 15 Oct. 2013.
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