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Flashbacks In The Kite Runner

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Style: The flashbacks are frequently used throughout the novel. They are often about the relationship between Amir and Hassan or Baba. The flashbacks help explain how the past has made Amir who he is now. Amir’s pasts are often recalled before most of his critical decisions. One specific example is when Amir remembers the time “Hassan with his slingshot pointed at Assef’s face…Assef had backed down, promised that in the end he’d get us both” (Hosseini 300). Immediately, he then decides that he will fight against Assef in order to rescue
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