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The Kite Runner

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He Was Born in Michigan!

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“Baba, I read Dr. Schnieder’s biography in the waiting room. He was born in Michigan. Michigan! He’s American, a lot more American than you or I will ever be.” (155)

Which of the following is reinforced when Amir says this to his father after pulling him out of the pulmonologist’s examining room?

A

Baba will never be comfortable with a doctor who is not Afghani.

B

Even in illness, Baba’s stubbornness and pride will dictate his choices.

C

Neither Amir nor Baba will ever feel assimilated into American culture.

D

Amir is growing frustrated with Baba’s anger over the Russian invasion.

E

Baba tends to make snap judgements without considering all of the relevant factors.