Choices In Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner

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Throughout life, the choices that are made ultimately lead to the punishments and consequences that arise with those choices. In The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, there were numerous respectable, thoughtful and wise decisions made, however, with this in mind, the novel also presented some undesirable and immoral choices. Choices made without consideration of the effect they will have on others can at times define your true intentions and loyalty as a person. Being brave enough to admit fault and staying true to one’s self and your beliefs and morals is key feeling peace of mind. Clearing your conscience from all mistakes, and being accountable for them in order to feel fulfillment and goodness is part of being human as is erring in judgments. Allowing yourself to be honest with yourself and…show more content…
"For you a thousand times over! he said. Then he smiled his Hassan smile and disappeared around the corner." (71) His determination to protect Amir at every turn was very apparent. As a matter of fact, Hassan even tried to hide his rape, in order to protect Amir. The difference between Amir and Hassan’s relationships of loyalty although contrasting in the beginning, comes full circle when Amir finds his redemption. Bravery as defined in the dictionary as "the quality of mind or spirit enabling one to meet danger or opposition with fearlessness, calmness, and firmness." Both Amir and Hassan guarded the physical well-being of others that were important to them, as well as their own sanity. With this in mind, the demonstration of bravery when challenged allowed them both to stand firm in their values. Hassan displayed true bravery when faced with the bullies Assef, Wali and Kamal. Hassan’s bravery went so deep, that he stood up for not only himself but also that of Amir. Despite what others thought of him, despite his class in society and being outnumbered, Hassan did not think twice about what needed to be done in their defense of those

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