Suppression of gender and sexuality in the novel “A Thousand Splendid Suns” By Khaled Hosseini


  • Nasneen A PG & Research Department of English, Jamal Mohamed College (Autonomous),Tiruchirappalli – 620020
  • Yasmin Banu B PG & Research Department of English, Jamal Mohamed College (Autonomous),Tiruchirappalli – 620020


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The theme of gender and sexuality has become an important concept in literature. Both  gender and sexuality are complex and multifaceted aspects of human experience that can vary  across cultures and individuals. In the novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini  sparked a significant conversation about gender and sexuality. In the bestselling novel that  hunted the heart of the readers, Hosseini describes the relationship between mother and daughter.  A particular female character has lived all over the pages of the book, which is based on the role  of women in Afghan society. People with rugged clothes, begging their children for plenty of  food. The novel sketches two women character that differs from each other’s life


A Thousand Splendid Suns. (2024, March 22). Wikipedia.

Khaled Hosseini. (2024, March 27). Wikipedia.