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Betrayal In 'The Kite Runner'

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Trust; Years to Build, Seconds to Break You’re walking through a luxuriant rainforest with your best friend, who you've known for years. Suddenly, a man jumps out of the kapok tree to the right of you, he threatens to take one of you to his camp as a captive, if not he will kill both of you. Who do you sacrifice? In The Kite Runner, acts of betrayal are witnessed in even the closest relationships. Betrayal, a form of sin turns into a never ending cycle of guilt throughout the book. Avoiding past acts of betrayal leaves remorse for Amir, Baba, and even Sanaubar. The exhibition of dishonesty through all roles is used to make the reader question themselves as to what they would do, if they were in the same situation. The Kite Runner provides a
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