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Relationship Between Parent Child Relationships In The Kite Runner

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Parent/child relationships Quote 1: “Children aren't colouring books. You don't get to fill them with your favourite colours.” (Hosseini 23) Analysis: Rahim Khan is talking to Baba while reading this saying. While talking to Baba, Rahim Khan is trying to explain to Baba to not expect their child to grow up exactly the way they are or were before. He is telling this to Baba because he was complaining about the way Amir is growing up a different way than he did and he wants Amir to grow up the same way he did with his dad. In my opinion, this will help Baba and Amir have a stronger relationship if Baba takes in the words Rahim. Quote 2: “A person who wastes his God-given talents is a donkey” (Hosseini 35) Analysis: Rahim Khan says this in…show more content…
Baba wants Hassan to become his own person by not defending Amir in every situation. On the other hand, he wants Amir to also become a stronger person and standing up for his own problems. He tells both of the boys this because he says that to be successful in life, everyone needs to be their own person and find their own identity. Quote 2: “There were a lot of reasons why I went to Hazarajat to find Hassan in 1986. The biggest one, Allah forgive me, was that I was lonely.” (Hosseini 214) Analysis: Amir starts to realize how much he misses hanging out with Hassan. He understands his thoughts about all the times he had spent with Hassan that he starts to feel alone without him by Amir's side. Amir wants Hassan to come back and live their lives exactly how they used to when both of them were children. Amir comprehends that Hassan was always a loyal and true friend to him and he feels guilty about not acting the same way towards him. Quote 3: “Earlier that morning, when I was certain no one was looking, I did something I had done twenty six years earlier; I planted a fistful of crumpled money under a mattress.” (Hosseini
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