And the Mountains Echoed Themes & Motifs

Khaled Hosseini
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The Relationship between Abdullah and Pari

Abdullah is still young when Pari is born, but he takes on all the duties of a caregiver. It's Abdullah who changes and feeds Pari but it's also Abdullah who nurtures and soothes her. This prompts a connection between them that would likely have not existed if their mother had survived. Abdullah is willing to risk anything for Pari and there's the story of him trading his only pair of shoes for a feather, just because he knew it would make Pari happy.

When Saboor decides to take Pari to Kabul where he plans to sell her to the Wahdatis, Abdullah is told to stay at home. Saboor strikes Abdullah and even throws rocks at him in an effort to make Abdullah go back, but he continues to follow them. Abdullah refuses to leave Pari and Pari cries for Abdullah. There's...

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