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Write about the way characters are created in the three text studied you have studied. The three texts which I have studied are Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Robert Browning poetry as well as Khaled Hosseinis allegorical novel The Kite Runne

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Write about the way characters are created in the three text studied you have studied. Character development in texts are very important, it makes the readers feel that they know the character themselves as they are gradually being developed, which can be through their speeches, dialogues and actions. The three texts which I have studied are Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Robert Browning poetry as well as Khaled Hosseini's allegorical novel The Kite Runner. In each text there is a major character development which is shown to the readers some by first person narrative such as using the first person narrative technique in The Kite Runner and the Browning's poems which are 'The patriot', 'Pied Piper of Hamelin' and 'The Bishop orders his Tomb' whereas in Jane Austen's social comedy novel 'Pride and Prejudice' the author uses third person omniscient narrator to create characters in her novel. Both in Hosseini's novel and Browning's poetry 'the Patriot' and 'the bishop orders his Tomb' use the same technique to develop their characters through the use of introspection in contrast with Jane Austen's novel and one of the Browning's poetry 'Pied piper of Hamelin' which both use third person narrative to create their characters. ...read more.


The use of dialogue which represent Amir's characteristic is very significant for the readers because not only does Amir thinks himself as a coward, other characters do too, this helps to develop his characteristic even further. There is a huge contrast between Amir's characteristics with Elizabeth Bennet's characteristic in two of these novels, she is classed as an independent woman with her own critical ways of thinking whereas Amir is not independent at all, he relays on societies ways of thinking as well as depending on other characters such as Baba and Hassan. In Hosseini's novel the society treats Hazara's very different this also affects Amir as he shows confusion in his mind whether he should treat Hassan as a friend or a servant. There are many areas in the novel which shows Amir's action displaying him as a coward one of the main ones when he meets his enemy covering his identity with a beard which is eventually ripped off making him bare, to stand up to Assef. Hosseini at this point shows a twist in Amir's character when finally faces his biggest fear without running away as he fights for the only way he would be able to seek redemption, to save Sohrab. ...read more.


As the poem carries on the readers discover the bad side of the pied piper as he leads the innocent children into a cave. He is no longer seen as a hero for the readers the way he takes his revenge when he doesn't receive the condition he asked for. This poem similar to 'The Bishop Orders his Tomb' is an example of dramatic monologue which is another way the author of two text develop their character even further, by explaining the narrators own point of view which tells the readers what is happening throughout the story giving their views and feelings. All three texts that I have studied are similarities and differences in some way. However one thing all the characters have are flaws in one way or another. The authors in all the text use different ways to develop their characters in their text, some using first person narrative such as Khaled Hosseini and Browning's poem The Patriot and Bishop orders his tomb whereas Jane Austen and another Browning's poem Pied Piper of Hamelin use third person narrative technique to develop their character as both the character's are protagonist their text. ?? ?? ?? ?? Amina Bibi ...read more.

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