What Does Hassan's Blood Mean

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One phrase Hosseini used that really stuck out to me was “My hands are stained with Hassan’s blood; I pray God doesn’t let them get stained with the blood of his boy too” (Hosseini 346). While reading the novel I found the connotative meaning to be very clear and easy to see that Amir is very submerged with guilt as of what happened to Hassan, but now the occurrences are happening again with Hassan’s son, Sohrab. Amir finally comprehends that he is forever Obligated to Hassan. It was because of Hassan that Amir learned true loyalty and friendship. Because of this Amir thinks he is the one who needs to be the hero and save Sohrab from his terrible situation. When a bad incident happens Amir prays to god for direction in what to do so he doesn’t
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