Write a 5-6 page essay on how The Kite Runner reveals historical, social, or cultural issues.
This post is an interpretation of the book of Genesis. Religious significance aside, it may be useful to approach the stories told in Genesis not as verifiable historical events, but as parables or myths which hold implicit cultural significance for the historian—that is, to view the Bible as a primary source document shaped by its historical and cultural context. 982 more words
Day 2 of Worldcon 75 delivered an Academic Track session that was on par, at least in terms of content, if not presentation, with the latest ideas and findings in Chinese Science Fiction (SF), one of the sub-genres of SF that I find particularly interesting and puzzling. 545 more words