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Questions about Khaled Hosseini's 2003 novel 'The Kite Runner' . Use this tag with [khaled-hosseini].

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When Hassan was around, ‘the oxygen seeped out of the room.’ What is happening here?

I am looking for an explanation as to what the phrase "oxygen seeped out of the room" means, in The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini in the following passage. For example, I can write that it ...
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Social discrimination commentary in the Kite Runner

I have just recently got in touch with such an inspiring book called The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. I was quite astonished by how the idea of racism and religious discrimination is stressed ...
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What's the meaning of "Hassan milled about the periphery of my life"?

From The Kite Runner: Hassan milled about the periphery of my life after that. I made sure our paths crossed as little as possible, planned my day that way. Because when he was around, the oxygen ...
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