Examples Of Rape In The Kite Runner

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Rape is a problem all over the globe. In the real world, and in the fictional world too. In The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. The most iconic example is when Hassan gets raped by Assef in Chapter 7.Amir, Hassan’s best and only friend, is responsible for the rape of Hassan and what happens after, because that he had the opportunities to prevent the rape but instead decided not to intervene and help his friend .In chapter 7, when Amir first comes across the scenario, he almost intervened. Amir says “I opened my mouth, almost said something. Almost. The rest of my life might have turned out different if I had, but I didn’t. I just watched, paralyzed” (73). Amir had the capability to prevent Hassan’s rape just by yelling something, to stand

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