Character Analysis Of Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner

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It is universally known that no person is exempt from making mistakes or having flaws, in other words, nobody is perfect. Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner, embodied humanity in different characters, the most realistic portrayal of this trait can be perceived by Amir and his actions. There can’t possibly be a valid evaluation of a person’s character which solely overlooks flaws and errors dating from the past, arriving to the conclusion that Amir must be bad because he didn’t stop something from occurring a decade ago would be incomplete, almost unfair. The fact that individuals, with imperfections of their own, are so eager to judge the non-action of a kid comes to show how undeniably ridiculous and hypocritical the claims are. A good person is someone who is able to recognize their mistakes/find a way to wrong their rights, someone who is able to grow out of traits such as selfishness or cowardice and an individual who cares greatly for the wellbeing of those who surround him, Amir, fits that description impeccably. Amir acknowledges that as a child he made terrible decisions, which came forth with horrible consequences, and he was willing to face his greatest fear, his past, in order to vindicate every mistake. This acknowledgement comes with guilt, something very foreign to bad people, a person who purposefully does something detrimental to someone else without feeling accountable for it, or feeling satisfaction at the sight of it. “I can’t go to Kabul, I had
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