Books: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews
Essay Type: Persuasive
Think about how identity is handled in the two novels. Do the main characters or protagonists of the two novels understand
their own identity? Or do they come to understand it as they tell their stories? Do the main characters explore identity only to
discover something? What is it? What is the so what about identity? What do you think the authors of these novels really want
to say about identity? That will be your thesis statement.
at least 12 quotations that will help you defend your argument: six from each novel. Since you have six body paragraphs in your