Hassan is the most loyal person in this book. He does not change from the beginning of the chapter until he died. “If you make a move, they’ll have to change your nickname from Assef ‘the Ear Eater’ to ‘One-Eyed Assef’.” (Hosseini, 46) Hassan said this when Assef is trying to hurt Amir. Therefore, Hassan had pulled the wide elastic band from the slingshot with a rock size of a walnut. He wish that he can use the slingshot to scare away Assef to protect Amir.
One of the many aspects that Hosseini added to his novel is the symbol of the kite. Amir takes this kite as a symbol of happiness and also of guilt according to (http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/the-kite-runner/themes.html) (1). Amir goes through a hard time when he is a witness of Hassan’s dignity being taken. Amir at the moment does nothing about it because he feels like it would take all attention away from him by Baba. Baba, being a champion kite flyer feels extremely proud of his son because Amir is following his
How can two novels like “ The Kite Runner and “ To Kill a Mockingbird have any similarities or differences? In “The Kite Runner” one of the most known characters that sacrifices his life for family and what he believes in is Hassan, he is a brave and tough person who has had many challenges in his life. More than, in “To Kill a Mockingbird” Atticus is the same, he always stands with what 's right and is willing to do the impossible to fight against racist people. Hassan and Atticus are both characters who are role models and intelligent. On the other hand their intelligence and respect sometimes disturbs other characters.
One blue kite specifically cuts a lot of its competitors, and Amir kept his eye onto it. By the afternoon it was only Amir and the blue kite left in the running. Amir tricked the blue kite into a poor position and then cut it, winning the contest. Hassan promised to bring back the kite for Amir, and as he flied he said for you a thousand times over! Amir was delighted at his success.
If you make a move, they’ll have to change your name from Assef ‘the Ear Eater’ to ‘One-Eyed Assef,’ because I have this rock pointed at your left eye”. Hassan is always willing to protect Amir and others who are unable to fight back because he, more than anyone, knows what it is like to be bullied. Even willing to take abuse from Amir (e.g., when Amir throws pomegranates at Hassan (p. 92-93), when Hassan takes the blame for stealing Amir’s presents (p. 105)), he refuses to sink to anybody else’s level of character
Every winter, in Kabul, there was a large kite fighting tournament. The tournament was a big deal to the people of Kabul. Amir and Hassan won the tournament, but in order to truly be victorious, Hassan had to retrieve the blue kite so Amir could bring it home as a trophy. During the kite tournament Amir states, “All i saw was the blue kite. All i smelled was victory.
Stacey By:Alanah Bible Courage is when you are brave and do what you think is right no matter what others think or say. In the novel, Roll of Thunder Hear my Cry by Mildred Taylor she uses Stacey Logan. He is a very brave boy who has come up with smart plans so he can stand up for what he believes in and his family. Even though Stacey faced many struggles the main ones were when he came up with the idea to break down the bus, he walked T.J home even though T.J. had been a terrible friend to the Logans, and Stacey stayed and watched what happen when the Wallaces went to the Averys to make sure nothing bad happened to him. Stacey 's actions proved that he was a very brave and smart boy, who loved his family and that he was willing to fight for the land and do whatever he could to help save it even willing to take consequences for it.
The kite fighters need to cut the others’ kite lines in the competition．When a kite is cut down and falls off the sky, a group of kids begin to chase the falling kite．They are called “kite runners”. Hassan is a successful “kite runner'’ for the main character Amir, knowing where the kite will land without even watching it. The excited kite competition starts on a sunny day．Amir cuts down the last blue kite and becomes the winner in the competition while Hassan is the person who will run to get the blue kite for Amir．When Hassan goes to run for the blue kite which is “the key to Baba’s heart” (76) for Amir, he says to Amir, “For you a thousand times over”, which reflects Hassan’s loyalty to Amir． Unfortunately, Hassan runs into Assef and two of his henchmen． who are the symbol of evil and cruel in the novel “The Kite Runner” ：have once blamed Amir for socializing and communicating with Hassan. Wondering why Hassan is taking so long while Amir waited for a long time for Hassan to return from chasing the kite, he decides to go looking for him. On the way to find Hassan, Amir stops to ask an old man if he has seen him, when talking to the old man, Amir describes Hassan as “our servant’s son” (74).
Amir-Hassan: They are half-brothers; Hassan is loyal to Amir even after Amir betrays him. Amir-Baba: Amir wants respect from his dad; Baba keeps the secret that Hassan is also his child. Amir-Rahim Khan: Rahim Khan is like a father to Amir; He loves the books of Amir and supports him. Baba-Rahim Khan: Best friend; Business
Kites also represent guilt and later redemption for Amir. Though the “blue kite” for Amir is the one and only way to gain baba’s (his father) affections, for Hassan it resembles his unwavering loyalty to Amir. In the end kites and kite fighting shows the true colors of Hassan and Amir,
Alexie is an Indian boy, who grew up on the Spokane Indian reservation, but he was a very smart child. Alexie admires his father, so he starts to like the books like him. At an early age, Alexie could not read, but he tries to recall the story from the pictures of the book. He starts with superman comic book. Also, Alexie is picking up his father books.
Odysseus is astute and witty, as well as furiously faithful to his family and home. All through the book, Odysseus was totally centered around having a go at returning home to Ithaka and Penelope. His steadfastness to his family and to his kin is the thing that kept him experiencing the tough times. Nothing is more critical to an epic saint than honor and pride. Odysseus unmistakably demonstrates that he is faithful much of the time.
Whenever the attack first started Amir was there watching. He could have ran away, and at least gotten help. He also could have just jumped in and taken Hassan’s place. When Amir and Hassan are competing in the kite flying competition Hassan says this as he is going get the kite they cut down,“For you a thousand times over.”(Hosseini 67) This quote is very powerful because it
This fear leads to the death of Simon, when he comes down the mountain to tell the other boys that their is no beast he finds them reenacting an hunt. The boys at this point having lost all order and have fear controlling their thoughts mistake him for the beast and beat him to death. Though Simon tells them he is not the beast and the boys can see him up close the fear in their minds has changed the way they think to the point they lose control of themselves and continue to beat him thinking they finally have the