Summary Of ' The Kite Runner '

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Nick St. Sauveur
World Literature II 20 November 2015
Mrs. Hogan
Kite Runner Essay

Amir: Lost In Fear

Over the duration of history, it has been shown that guilt not brought to light can do little in the name of personal redemption. Moreover, this is clearly connected with and related to Khaled Hosseini 's fantastic novel The Kite Runner, one of which describes as well as shows the thoughts and actions of teens through the story 's main character, Amir, and his many adventures as an upset adult in the United States during which he recalls the memories of his rich youth in the unstable conditions of Kabul, Afghanistan and its crippled government.The novel shows the simple yet powerful ability of guilt to influence the choice and cause conflicts that come up between Amir 's teen companion and half-brother, Hassan. The recoil of which affects Amir 's father, Baba, and most importantly of all,himself. Amir’s difference in class and his personal search to become "good again" brings on a revelation, telling Amir to recognize his sins and change into the person he wants to be.

The difference in class causes discrimination and creates tension among inhabitants as well as close friends in Afghanistan. In the novel, the main character, Amir, and his father, Baba, are both members of the Pashtun Sunni Muslims. Many Pashtuns of Afghanistan have thought of themselves to be superior to the"dirty kasseef" Hazaras (40). The Hazaras were recognized as Shi 'a Muslims and had

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