Flaws In 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…show more content…
That is why people are able to redeem themselves, cleanse of any errors that they might have caused, in this case change is essential, the fact that people could have a different perspective of Amir midway through the book, and after finishing the novel. In no way is this thought process excusing bad behavior, but simply stating that people are not constants, there is change, guilt, redemption, if this wasn’t the case, people would spend their lives drowning in guilt and sorrow. Amir’s change throughout the novel point to him being a good person, regardless of his mistakes and flaws, he is conscious of what he’s done, overcomes his bad personality traits and has an ultimate loving and caring
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