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The Kite Runner Chapters 1-5: Summary, Themes, Analysis

Summary Currently in San Francisco (December 2001) Amir recalls events that happened in his past Amir (Pashtun)& Hassan (Hazara) are brothers/friends/ servant (inconsiderate relationship) Hazaras were segregated- called “mice-eating and flat nosed”(Hosseini,9) Pashtuns are Sunni muslims while Hazaras are Shi’a muslim Baba built an orphanage and tells his son there is only one sin which…

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Act 5 Summary

Characters in Act 5 Hippolyta Theseus Egeus Philostrate The Mechanicals: Bottom Quince Snout Starveling Snug Flute Demetrius Lysander Helena Hermia Robin a.k.a. Puck Oberon Act 5 Scene 1 Play comes to a full circle. Hippolyta and Theseus talk over the extraordinary stories from the four lovers.  Hippolyta thinks they are “strange;” Theseus doesn’t believe them. …

Evolution: Synapomorphies & Cladogram

Divergent and Convergent Pathways Once a new species forms, its evolutionary pathway may diverge from the original species. Disruptive selection continues long after speciation has occurred resulting in divergent evolution. Divergent evolution: occurs when two or more species evolve increasingly different traits, resulting from differing selective pressures or genetic drift. Species with significantly different morphological…