Sohrab is Amir’s nephew, he is family and he must take care of him, after all he did save his life. Amir wants to adopt Sohrab and bring him back to America with him. Without proof of his parents death, Sohrab cannot be determined as an orphan. “Sohrab is deeply scarred by the loss of his parents, and it becomes difficult for the young boy to trust people. When Amir nearly fails in his effort to adopt Sohrab after rescuing him, the boy tries to kill himself rather than face losing his surrogate parent” (The Kite Runner).
Redemption & Betrayal in The Kite Runner The protagonist in The Kite Runner, Amir talks about an event that happened in his past life and says that that made him to who he is now. Story begin with Amir and Hassan being close friend but as the story goes on, Amir begin to guilt to the accident that happen to Hassan. Story jump to March 1981, where Baba and Amir escape Kabul to go to live in Fremont, California. Later on, Amir get a call from Rahim Khan to see him in Pakistan, which lead him to searching for Hassan's son, Sohrab. Amir in guilt searches for redemption for what he witness and caused; using information given to write about the theme of The Kite Runner.
It is during this time that Hassan set to run the losing kite after Amir had won the tournament only to be trapped at the end of an alley by three boys, Assef, Kamal and Wali. Assef rapes him with the help of other boys and Amir saw it happen. Despite the fact that Amir saw what happened to Hassan, he did not help him but instead pretended not to have seen anything which causes him a lot of guilt after the two drifted away. Later, Amir would leave the country to Pakistan and then
He decides to come so he can redeem himself from all the evil things he did while he was there. After he talks to Rahim Khan, he tells him the Hassan not only his childhood best friend but his half brother. Amir tries to help Hassan's own son, Sorab, who is his nephew that is locked in a orphanage. He ends up finding out that a taliab took Sorab. He is shocked when he finds where he is.
Amir and Baba both hold hard secrets and live their life filled with guilt. Baba holds the secret that Hassan is his son to protect his social status in society, Amir hides Hassans rape and keeps it to himself and pretends it did not happen. Moreover, their best friends are their servants. In addition, both Amir and Baba show an act of kindness and generosity in the novel. Baba builds an orphanage, while Amir
Unable to forgive himself he goes back to Afghanistan to make things right and become good again. To forgive himself, he tries to atone for all the sins he has committed. In Rahim’s letter Amir is told tat God forgives anyone who asks for it but it is the people who have a hard time forgiving others. Baba, Amir’s father, has also committed sins and done some bad deeds. The guilt comes in the way of his life, guilt for not being able to socially accept Hassan as his son.
Troy states that his father was greedy and would put his own personal needs above the needs of the family. This, in turn, caused Troy 's mother to abandon him, leaving him without love from a parent or anyone to show him the correct way to treat females, a sin that affects his relationship with Rose as an adult. His father 's treatment of Troy made Troy believe there was more to his suffering than what was humanly possible "The gal jumped and run off...and when my daddy turned to face me, I could see why the devil had never come to get him...cause he was the devil himself"(Wilson 52).This metaphor used by Troy, adds a certain weight to the gravity of his situation as a teen. His father wasn 't just cruel but was the devil, a symbol of pure hate and all evil. The way Troy 's father treated him would cause Troy to run away at a young age and would be forced to steal and rob.
Most major parts have another parts similar, but different scenarios. Hassan protects the kite for Amir, then the house for Baba because he is loyal even when Amir is nothing but mean to him and takes him for granted. . Sanaubar goes from a no show mother to a constant is Hassan’s life because she feels guilty for leaving him when he was so young. Amir went from running from his problems and being a coward, to staying to fight and standing up for what he believes in.
The Kite Runner is a novel written by Khaled Hosseini that revolves around the friendship of Amir, the son of a rich Pashtun, and Hassan, the son of a poor Hazara. The story also focuses on Amir’s guilt after witnessing an act of violence against Hassan that he does nothing about and his path to redemption following this event. Though the novel covers many themes, the most prevalent one is that searching for redemption plays a major role in the rest of one’s life. This is shown multiple times throughout the story, both in the narrative and in literary devices such as irony and metaphors. Firstly, the theme of redemption majorly affecting one’s life is expressed through irony during Hassan’s rape.
The hatred that he had for his father he carried with him throughout his whole life. That hatred turned into him killing Ikemefuna and the messenger. Ikemefuna was thought of as a son and he killed him in fear of being considered weak in front of his clan members. That weakness was thought of his weakness which was considered a failure. At the end of the story Okonkwo ends up being just like his father which is ironic because he strived to be nothing like him.
Amir believes this human right violation is not his problem and is unable to do any anything. Later, when he visits the orphan center in Afghanistan, while talking to the director, he gets extremely angry because he heard that children are sold as sex slaves. And he decides not to leave Kabul without Sohrab. In addition, General Sahib called the newcomer Hazara boy, but Amir replies to his father- in- law, “one more thing, General Sahib. You will never again refer to him as a Hazara boy in my presence.
In Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner, Amir learns that betrayal, a form of sin, towards a friend will leave him guilty, but if a friendship is true there is hope in redemption. Amir recalls an incident that happens 26 years ago, leaving him with a quest to redeem himself. The memory starts in Kabul, where Amir lives with his father, Baba, and his two servants, Hassan and Ali. Hassan is very loyal towards Amir. His love for him as a friend is selfless, leaving the two inseparable.
The Taliban issue many harsh rules and regulations. Affect everyday families by tearing men and boys away from their families. Like many other terrorist groups, the Taliban "...use violence to prove their point..." (Coskie). They want a strict society in Afghanistan revolving around Islamic Law. When the group of 50 armed men first led by Mullah Omar began in 1994, they were killing people for
In the novel the Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini he illustrates the sacrifice one gives for love. Over the course of the novel Amir, Hassan, and Baba all face dramatic events that shape them to the person they are. Each one of them sacrifice a piece of their own happiness for the one they love. Hassan is loyal to Amir even though in their childhood Amir was not a good friend. Baba sacrifices his life in Afghanistan for Amir to have an education in America.