Amir Khan And The Antagonist In The Kite Runner

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In the novel, “The Kite Runner” there are thirteen characters. The protagonist of the story is Amir Khan and the antagonist in the story would be Assef. The minor character are Hassan, Baba, and Rahim Khan. They add more insight on the action of the protagonist. They show more of why he did, thought, or explain the reason for his mistakes. The protagonist and narrator in the story is Amir Khan. He is a Pashtun and Sunni Muslim. He is a wealthy boy who grew up in Kabul, Afghanistan. Amir abuses his privileges over his servant and loyal friend, Hassan and then fails to come to his aid when Hassan is being raped after a kite-fighting tournament. He is seen as selfish, a horrible friend, yet the readers feel compassionate for him.“That was a
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