Analysis Of Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner

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In the historical fiction novel, The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini, the book travels upon the story of two boys, of whom are called Amir and Hassan, and how there life had become to be. The book sheds light upon each main character to induce the story being portrayed in the novel to further create a deeper meaning. However the book isn’t all first-class. Throughout the novel, Amir withdraws his emotions due to that fact that his actions go unnoticed, discouraging him to show his emotion causing him to become selfish.

In The Kite Runner, the novel begins with the main character, Amir, who is accompanied by Hassan. From the beginning, Amir and Hassan have always been treated as equals through the eyes of Baba, nevertheless, Amir doesn’t see himself and Hassan to be coequal, and wants Baba all to himself. This causes Amir to be selfish towards Hassan. Amir felt Hassan was encroaching upon his territory when Hassan gets attention from Baba, and states that, “Mine was Baba. His was Amir. My name” (Hosseini 10). Through this we can depict that Amir clearly wants Baba for his own, characterizing him as being selfish as he doesn’t use Hassan’s name along with his. The use of syntax in the following quote can also be seen to affect the straightforward tone causing the quote to seem very firm and without stutter. Amir believes that he belongs to Baba and only he can belong to him as he refers to the statement that Baba has the possession of Amir’s name. Hosseini’s usage of

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