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The Kite Runner

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Car Sickness

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​>Baba grumbled something under his breath. I wanted to tell him I was sorry, but suddenly I was salivating, the back of my throat tasting bile. I turned around, lifted the tarpaulin, and threw up over the side of the moving truck. Behind me, Baba was apologizing to the other passengers. As if car sickness was a crime. As if you weren’t supposed to get sick when you were eighteen.

In this excerpt from chapter 10, the author presents Baba as a man who feels

Choose ALL that apply.

A

ashamed of his son’s weakness.

B

concerned for his son’s health.

C

disgusted by his son’s behavior.

D

appreciative of the passengers’ kindness.

E

determined to ignore an event.