# english-kite runner

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10th grade english( the kite runner)
What is a good example of assonance and alliteration from the the runner iin exact quotes?

English: The Kite Runner
I am writing a critical lens essay on The Kite Runner for English. This is the first one i have ever written and i don't really get it. By the way, we aren't doing a two book essay, just one. We have to chose 3 literary elements and be able to explain them. My quote is "Only a...

English
For anyone who has read the Kite Runner, why did Amir not contact Hassan sooner when he got the letter?

english-kite runner
Hey so im reading the kite runner and i have to asnwer comprehension quesions n idk how to answer these questions...sparknotes kinda help but at the same time it doesnt. so can somebody help me. 1) How did Hassan come into Amir's life? What contrast is made between Amir and ...

English
Loyalty and betrayal are distinctive ideas in the novel "The Kite Runner" How is this idea developed throughout the novel?

Math
Karen is making a kite for her art class. To figure out the dimensions of her final kite, she studies a model of a kite shown below. She wants her kite to be similar to the model her teacher made. If the height of the right triangle in her finished kite is 56 cm, what is the ...

Trigonometry
Height of a Kite A 100-foot line is attached to a kite. When the kite has pulled the line taut, the angle of elevation to the kite is approximately 50°. Now everybody lets approximate the height of the kite!

books
i need help with the kite runner

Physics
At an instant, Runner 'A' runs at 6m/s with an acceleration of 2m/s^2. Runner 'B' runs at 5m/s with an acceleration of 4m/s^2, and the former (Runner A) is 2 metres ahead of the latter (runner B). How long does it take for Runner B to catch up with runner A?

Physics
Runner A is running at a constant rate of 2.3 m/s when he passes runner B who is stationary. Runner A continues running at a constant pace, and Runner B begins to run 4 seconds after Runner A just passes him. If Runner B is accelerating at a rate of .5 m/s^2, how long will it ...

English
In the Kite Runner, why is the story about the sultans included? What is that story about?

Math
Runner A crosses the starting line of a marathon and runs at an average pace of 5.6 miles per hour. Half an hour later, Runner B crosses the starting line and runs at an average rate of 6.4 miles per hour. If the length of the marathon is 26.2 miles, which runner will finish ...

Algebra
A kite is tied to the ground. The rays from the sun hit the kite perpendicular to the kite string, casting a shadow of the kite on the ground. The coordinates in the diagram are given in feet. What is the distance from where the kite is tied to the shadow? Coordinates are (3,...

english
hi Im a senior and my last assignment in english is to write an essay ,If i don't get at least a B on this essay .I wont graduate.... The question : "why do writers often chose "betrayal" as a theme? to prove it chose 2 books ( kite runner and 1984) even if u havent read the ...

physics
Runner A is running at a constant rate of 2.3 m/s when he passes RUmmer B who is stationary. Runner A continues running at a constant pace, and Runner B begins to run 4 seconds after Runner A just passes him. If Runner B is accelerating at a rate of .5 m/s^2, how long will it ...

Maths
Two observers P and Q 15m apart observe a kite in the same vertical plane and from the same side of the kite.The angle of elevation of the kite from P and Q are 35 degree and 45 degree respectively.Find the height of the kite to the nearest metre.

Kite runner Map
Map of Wazir Akbar Khan istrict of Kabul a map with three-dimensional aspects that includes (but not limited to) Amir’s home, Ali’s quarters, Ghargha Lake, the cemetery (pomegranate tree), bazaar, Cinema Zainab, Kabul River, bus station, kite maker’s shop, and Amir’s ...

math
Several friends are taking turns flying a kite. Each friend flies the kite for the same amount of time. They spend 6 hours flying the kite altogether. Explain what imformation you needto find how long each friend flew the kite for?

Math
Several friends are taking turns flying a kite. Each friend flies the kite for the same amount of time. They spend 6 hours flying the kite altogether. Explain what information you need to find how long each friend flew the kite for.

Pre-Cal
A kite string is 400 ft. long. If the kite makes an angle of 42 with the ground, what is the height of the kite?

fractions and division
Several friends are taking turns flying a kite. Each friend flies the kite for the same amount of time. They spend six hours flying the kite altogether. Explain what information you need to find how long each friend flew the kite.

Geometry
A boy flying a kite lets out 60ft of string. If the angle of elevation to the kite is 17°, how high above the ground is the kite

math
rachel is flying a kite.she lets out 70 yard string. The kite angle of elevation from the ground is 68 degree. How high is the kite?

math
John let out 50 foot of kite string when he observes that his kite is directly above a point on the ground 30 feet away from him, how high is the kite ?

math
John let out 50 foot of kite string when he observes that his kite is directly above a point on the ground 30 feet away from him, how high is the kite ?

geometry
could a kite be equilateral? could a square or rhombus be a kite ? is it possible to be a kite?

Maths
Three runners run a 10 metre race. Each runner runs according to the following rules: Runner 1: s = 2.4 + 0.75t Runner 2: s = 0.2t(t - 5.1) Runner 3: s = 0.2t(t - 5.1)(t - 9.1) Where displacement (s) is in metres and time (t) is in minutes. Calculate for each runner: their ...

geometry
A drawing on a sheet of graph paper shows a kite 8 cm wide and 10 cm long. The width of the kite is labeled 2ft. write and solve a problem about the kite.

trig
Richard is flying a kite. The kite string makes an angle of 57 degrees with the ground. If Richard is standing 100 feet from the point on the ground directly below the kite , find the length of the kite string

Math
Richard is flying a kite. The kite string makes an angle of 57 degress with the ground. If Richard is standing 100 feet from the point on the ground direcly below the kite, find the length of the kite string.. Please help!!!

math
Richard is flying a kite. The kite string makes an angle of 57 degress with the ground. If Richard is standing 100 feet from the point on the ground direcly below the kite, find the length of the kite string.. Please help!!!

Math
Richard is flying a kite. The kite string makes an angle of 57 degress with the ground. If Richard is standing 100 feet from the point on the ground direcly below the kite, find the length of the kite string.. Please help!

math
Richard is flying a kite. The kite string makes an angle of 57 degress with the ground. If Richard is standing 100 feet from the point on the ground direcly below the kite, find the length of the kite string.. Please help!!!

Geometry
Richard is flying a kite. The kite string makes an angle 57 with the ground. If Richard is standing 100 feet from the point on the ground directly below the kite, find the length of the kite string.

Calculus
A steady wind blows a kite due west. The kite's height above ground from horizontal position x = 0 to x = 60 ft is given by the following. y= 155-(1/40)(x-50)^2 Find the distance traveled by the kite.

check my set up please, trig
Sarah holds the end of her kite string 5 feet off the ground. The kite string makes a 43 degree angle of elevation with the horizontal and the kite is 105 ft. off the ground. How long is the kite string to the nearest tenth of a foot? cos43=100/x ?

english
The cheetah has a thin elongated body and is said to be the fastest runner on earth. in the above sentence, runner is a noun or not

geometry
One side of a kite is 4 cm less than four times the length of another side. The perimeter of the kite is 59 cm. Find the lengths of the sides of the kite.

Algebra 2
A boy is flying a kite. The height of the kite is 1 1/2 times greater than the horizontal distance (x). The length of string that is out is 520 ft. Determine the height of the kite.

trig
A kite is flying overhead at an angle of elevation is 28. If the kite string is 10m long, what is the horizontal that the kite is flying away from you?

math
Sam is flying a kite. The length of the kite string is 80 meters, and it makes an angle of 75° with the ground. The height of the kite from the ground is... A.20.27 B.61 C.77.27

Geography
How does the physical geography influence the Kite Runner

algebra2
A kite string is 102 feet long. the angle between the kite string and the ground is 54.9. how high is the kite

pre calc
a kite currently flying at an altitude of 16 meters above the ground. If the angle of elevation from the ground to the kite is 30 degrees, find the length of the kite string to the nearest meter.

Algebra 2/ Trig
Igor is flying a kite. he has let out 300 feet of kite string. the string makes an angle of 64 degrees with the level ground. To the nearest foot, how high is his kite?

math
Richard is flying a kite at an angle elevation of 52 degrees. he is 5 ft tall. If richard is standing 100 ft from the point on the ground directly below the kite, compute the length of the kite string.

RIGHT TRIANGLE TRIG
a kite is being flown 150 yards of string. the kite has an angle of elevation with the ground 65 degrees. how high above the ground is the kite. I DON'T KNOW HOW TO SET UP THE PROBLEM

physics
A kite is hovering over the ground at the end of a straight 47-m line. The tension in the line has a magnitude of 14 N. Wind blowing on the kite exerts a force of 17 N, directed 55° above the horizontal. Note that the line attached to the kite is not oriented at an angle of ...

Math
A kite is being flown at a height of 300 ft, and the wind carries the kite horizontally away at a rate of 25ft/sec. How fast must the string be let out when the kite is 500ft away?

english
at school i am reaing the kite runner as the class novel. i have one comprehension question im notsure how to answer. can somebody help me. the question is: the novel begins with a flashback. what do you think is its purpose? what do you learn about the narrator? i no part of ...

pre algebra
a girl lets out 50 yards of kite string while flying a kite. The distance from a point on the ground directly under the kite to where she is standing is 30 yards. if the girl holds the string 3 feet from the ground how high is the kite? assume the string is tight.

science
after 30s, a runner is spriting at 3m/s. But, 10s later, the runner is sprinting at 3.8m/s. What is the runner's acceleration during this time?

Physics
A brown road runner is standing still pecking at soil looking for worms.  Suddenly, a black road runner travelling at a constant speed of 9.25 m/s, overtakes the brown roadrunner.   The brown road runner notices that the other one has a worm in its mouth and begins to ...

kite runner
What does it mean to be Hazara, Shi'a muslim, afghanistan's majority group? Who, in the story thus far, is hazara? the sparknotes not really working out for me

Physics
During a rElay race along a straight ROAD the 1st runner on a three person team runs D1 with a constant velocity v1. The runner then hands off the baton to the sEcond runner who runs d2 with a constant vElocity v2. The batton is then passed to the 3rd runner who completes the ...

PROBLEM SOLVING IN MATHEMATICS
what do you need to know to solve this? you have kite ABCD. angle B is at the top of the kite and measures 80 degrees. angles A and C are on the sides and angle D is at the bottom of the kite. what is the largest siza that angle A or C could be?

PROBLEM SOLVING IN MATHEMATICS
what do you need to know to solve this? you have kite ABCD. angle B is at the top of the kite and measures 80 degrees. angles A and C are on the sides and angle D is at the bottom of the kite. what is the largest siza that angle A or C could be?

Math
A girl lets out 50 yards of kite string while flying a kite. The distance from a point on the ground directly under the kite to where the girl is standing is 30 yards. If the girl holds the string 3 feet from the ground,how high is the kite? Assume the string is tight.

Maths- calculus
You are at a point x=x(t) along a horizontal line, representing the ground. You are flying a kite which maintains a constant height of 40 meters. Assume also that the kite string is a straight line. The kite is above the point k=k(t) on the ground, which is currently 30 meters...

Grd 12 U English
I am the discussion director for my group. I have to grab 4 reallyyy good discussion questions for the book The Kite Runner. I already found one good question, I need the other 3. It has to be from chapter 1-3 PLEASE help me out, i'm so stuck, honestly I really want my group ...

Trigonometry
A little boy is flying a kite. The string of the kite makes an angle of 30 dgrees with the ground. If the height of the kite is h equals 15 m, find the length (in meters)of the string that the boy has used.

Trigonometry
You are flying a kite while standing 60 ft from a fence. If the kite string makes a 40 degree angle with the ground, how much string, in feet, is let out when the kite is directly above the fence?

Physics
Runner A runs 7.5 meters per second and runner B runs 7.9 meters per second. Runner A has a 55 meter lead, how long will it take runner B to catch runner A?

math
Brian's kite is flying at the end of 82 of string. His end of string, is 3 feet off the ground. the angle of elevation of the kite is 55 degrees. What is the height of the kite?

Precalculus`!
Ruth is flying a kite. Her hand is 3 feet above ground and is holding the end of a 300 ft. kite string, which makes an angle of 57 degrees with the horizontal. How high is the kite above the ground

Physics
A runner is jogging at a steady 8.4 km/hr. When the runner is 2.6 km from the finish line, a bird begins flying from the runner to the finish line at 42 km/hr (5 times as fast as the runner). When the bird reaches the finish line, it turns around and flies back to the runner. ...

math
AMy's kite flew the highest. Benny's kite flew 50ft lower then amy's but 100 feet higher then cathy's. Cathy's kite was 100 feet higher then Devons. Devons' kite was 300 feet above the ground. How high was Amy's kite?

calculus
A girl flies a kite at a height of 200 ft, the wind carrying the kite horizontally away from her at a rate of 4 ft/sec. How fast must she let out the string when the kite is 422 ft away from her? Answer = ft/sec.

hydrodynamics
a kite weighs 2.50 lb and has an area of 8 square-ft. The tension in the kite is 6.6 lb when the string makes an angle of 45degrees with the horizontal. For a wind of 20 mph, assume an angle of 8 degrees with the horizontal. Consider the kite essentially flat plate

Math Trig
A kite flier wondered how high her kite was flying. She used a protractor to measure an angle of 40 degrees from level ground to the kite string. If she used a full 120-yard spool of string, how high, in feet, was the kite? (Disregard the string sag and the height of the ...

Math
A kite is 32m above from the ground. The angle the kite string makes with the ground is 39°. How long is the kite string, to the nearest metre?

calculus
alice is flying a kite. Her hand is three feet above ground level and is holding the end of a 300-foot-long kite, which makes an angle of 57 degrees with the horizontal. How high is the kite above the ground?

english-kite runner book
1. The relationship between amir and hassan is, in some ways, intended to highliht the contrast between the shiite sunni sects. Describe four elements of social contrast between these two groups. 2.hosseini used irony in comparing life in california to that in afghanistan. ...

algebra
If one runner can run 10 meters in one second and another runner can run 6 meters in one second and the slower runner is given a 70 meter head start, how long will it be before the faster runner catches the slower runner?

math
A relay with n laps was run by 4 people. The first runner ran half the laps. The second runner ran half the amount of laps the first runner ran. The third runner ran half the amount of laps the second runner ran. The remaining laps were completed by the fourth runner. How many...

precal
A kite flier wondered how high her kite was flying. She used a protractor to measure an angle of 36 degrees from level ground to the kite string. If she used a full 140-yard spool of string, how high, in feet, was the kite? (Disregard the string sag and the height of the ...

physics
A runner is jogging at a steady 2.3 km/hr. When the runner is 8.4 km from the finish line, a bird begins flying from the runner to the finish line at 9.2 km/hr (4 times as fast as the runner). When the bird reaches the finish line, it turns around and flies back to the runner...

Physics
A large kite of mass 3 kg is flying through the air on a windy day. Currently, the tension from the string on the kite has a magnitude of 7.7 N at an angle of θ = 33.5 degrees. The current acceleration of the kite has a magnitude of a = 7.56 m/s2 at an angle of φ = ...

Math
Ruth is flying a kite. Her hand is 3 feet above ground level and is holding the end of a 375 foot long kite string, which makes an angle of 64° with the horizontal. How high is the kite above the ground? (Round your answer to one decimal place.)

physics
A runner is moving at a constant speed of 8.00 m/s around a circular track. If the distance from the runner to the center of the track is 28.2 m, what is the centripetal acceleration of the runner?

physics
Suppose runner A starts at the 0 degree mark on a circular track (circumference = 400m). And let runner B start at the 180 degree mark. If runner A starts running counter clockwise with acceleration 2m/s^2, and runner B runs clockwise with constant speed of 7 m/s, at what ...

Physics
A runner is jogging at a steady 6.2 km/hr. When the runner is 4.9 km from the finish line, a bird begins flying from the runner to the finish line at 24.8 km/hr (4 times as fast as the runner). When the bird reaches the finish line, it turns around and flies back to the runner...

maths
Function for runner one: s=0.2t(t-5.1)(t-9.1) Function for runner two:s=2.4+0.75t 's' is for displacement and 't' is for time (where one minute is t = 1) At the start of a race, runner one begins with a displacement of 0m. However, at the start of the same race, runner two ...

Physics
In a 5.00 km race, one runner runs at a steady 11.8 km/h and another runs at 14.7 km/h . How long does the faster runner have to wait at the finish line to see the slower runner cross?

calculus
F. (12) (1 punto posible) You are at a point x=x(t) along a horizontal line, representing the ground. You are flying a kite which maintains a constant height of 40 meters. Assume also that the kite string is a straight line. The kite is above the point k=k(t) on the ground, ...

Math
Mr Shen wished to enter the orange kite competition with an innovative kite of his own desgin. He did tests that showed an irregular quadrilateral design was best. The longest side (A) was twice the length of the shortest side (C). Side B was one and one-half times the ...

English
"Well the two of us can have fun together," I said. Baba smiled. Winked. "Dress warm," he said. It should have been just the two of us--that was the way I wanted it--but by Wednesday night, Baba had managed to invite another two dozed people." (p. 87) This quote is from The ...

math
A runner starts a race at the starting line. A second runner starts at 44 yards. If the first runner moves 7 yards each second and the second runner moves 3 yards each second, at what distance will the first runner catch the second runner?

kite runner
can someone help me answer in point form for these questions 1) describe Hassan physically? what is a cleft lip? 2) describe him by his relationship with amir? 3) what was his first word? why is that important? 4) how did he come into amir's life?

Physics
In a 5.00km race, one runner runs at a steady 11.6km/h and another runs at 15.0km/h. How long does the faster runner have to wait at the finish line to see the slower runner cross?

Physics
A runner completes an 850m race with two laps of the 425m track in the x-y plane centered at the origin in 1 mins, 50.6s . A runner rounds the track counterclockwise starting at the point (67.6 , 0). Find the runner's average velocity for the race. Find the runner's average ...

math/physics
During a race, one runner runs at a 6 min/mi pace and another runner runs at a 7 min/mi pace. The fast runner passes the slow runner. After a 2 second delay, the slow runner initiates an acceleration, catching up with the fast runner in 968 feet. Give this acceleration in ft/...

Math
A kite string makes a 43 degree with the ground. The string is staked to a point 104 meters from a point on the ground directly below the kite. Find to the nearest meter the length of the kite string.

physics
An 18-year-old runner can complete a 10.0 km course with an average speed of 4.51 m/s. A 50-year-old runner can cover the same distance with an average speed of 4.31 m/s. How much later (in seconds) should the younger runner start in order to finish the course at the same time...

physics
An 18-year-old runner can complete a 10.0 km course with an average speed of 4.58 m/s. A 50-year-old runner can cover the same distance with an average speed of 4.36 m/s. How much later (in seconds) should the younger runner start in order to finish the the course at the same ...

Physics
An 18-year-old runner can complete a 10.0-km course with an average speed of 4.39 m/s. A 50-year-old runner can cover the same distance with an average speed of 4.27 m/s. How much later (in seconds) should the younger runner start in order to finish the course at the same time...

physics
An 18-year-old runner can complete a 10.0-km course with an average speed of 4.53 m/s. A 50-year-old runner can cover the same distance with an average speed of 3.91 m/s. How much later (in seconds) should the younger runner start in order to finish the course at the same time...

Physics
An 18-year-old runner can complete a 10.0-km course with an average speed of 4.39 m/s. A 50-year-old runner can cover the same distance with an average speed of 4.27 m/s. How much later (in seconds) should the younger runner start in order to finish the course at the same time...

math
orgo has let out 50 meters of kite string when he observes that his kite is directly above zorna. if orgo is 35 meters from zorna, how high is the kite ?

English
"I watched Hassan get raped," I said to no one. Baba stirred in his sleep. Kaka Homayoun grunted. A part of me was hoping someone would wake up and hear, so I wouldn't have to live with this lie anymore. But no one woke up and in the silence that followed, I understood the ...

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