Values In A Thousand Splendid Suns

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Every single person has values and these values are what influence daily choices and actions. Values can come from anyone to anywhere and there is no limit to their power. The values of the author Khaled Hosseini shaped him into the man he is today and these values entered into his life through the social, political, economic and cultural influences that have surrounded him since he was a boy. When Hosseini wrote A Thousand Splendid Suns the values of his own life were inputted into the novel and it can be seen throughout how these values shape the lives of the characters in both similar and different way to his own. Hosseini’s value of kindness can be seen displayed through the character of Mariam, His value of knowledge through the character…show more content…
Khaled Hosseini’s values of kindness, knowledge and safety shaped his life as well as the lives and choices of the characters in his novel A Thousand Splendid Suns. To start off, Hosseini’s value of kindness is present in the novel through the actions of the character Mariam. First, said value is ever-present in the life of Khaled Hosseini and the possession of the value of has led him to be very involved in the rebuilding of his home country. After all the destruction Afghanistan has seen, Hosseini sees it as one of his top priorities to help those in need, especially since he knows first handed the problems that this kind of devastation can cause. In the year of 2006 “Hosseini was named Goodwill Envoy to UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency”, he was then inspired by a trip made to Afghanistan with said agency to create a non-profit organisation called the Khaled Hosseini Foundation which provides the people of Afghanistan with the humanitarian assistance that they need. Khaled Hosseini has dedicated much of his life towards helping re build Afghanistan and its culture, which is also his culture. Though there are many other paths in life that he could have chosen he chose this one, and he became a well-respected man because of it. In the

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