He finally shows his loyalty towards Hassan by giving Sohrab a better life in America. Farid was another loyal friend. Even though he was the taxi driver and did not have to help Amir, he stayed by Amir’s side throughout the trip and aided Amir in his quest to find Sohrab. Farid even took Amir to the hospital after he was injured in the fight with Assef. Soraya and Amir’s relationship also developed the motif of loyalty because they did not leave each other after learning about each other’s dark
Assault, murder, war and battling are all present in The Kite Runner. These scenes are emotional and greatly violent. The novel is about Amir's encounters with these occasions. These rough scenes shape Amir's life. Brutal scenes in writing have significance, and the brutality of assault in The Kite Runner can be utilized as a case to demonstrate this.
In 2001 Amir received a phone call from an old friend and he tells Amir to go down to Pakistan. As Amir passes by some kites in San Francisco he soon starts to remember when he was a young boy in 1975. He and his childhood servant Hassan did many things as children. One day Amir and Hassan participated in a kite competition and they won. Hassan wanted to go retrieve the kite and was chased by some bullies and they corner him and Amir gets there but he only watches as Hassan is raped.
Amir regrets that he took the advantage of Hassan in order to please his father, and realizes that he does not deserve getting approved by Baba. Instead of standing up for Hassan, Amir runs away and sacrifices Hassan to benefit himself. Guilt disturbs Amir’s world, he then starts to search for redemption with a not peaceful
That is why redemption is a very important aspect of The Kite Runner. Amir finds himself seeking redemption with his father and with Hassan. Amir and his father don’t have the best relationship. At the beginning of the novel, Amir tells us that he understands why his father doesn’t like him. He says it is because Amir killed his wife during childbirth and now he resents him for it.
Have you ever been involved in a family conflict that was difficult to overcome? In The Kite Runner written by Khaled Hosseini, Amir wishes to gain his father 's attention, recognition, and approval. “It 's important in the beginning of the novel -- as the protagonist feels neglected by his father -- and it becomes important again at the end, in an interesting way” (Singh par. 8). Baba is a wealthy man in Afghanistan.
Internal conflict relies on the struggles within a person that are based on interpersonal impulses. In literary works, internal conflict can focus mainly on the psychological struggle of a character, whose solution creates the suspense of the story’s plot itself. This concept is quite vital throughout the novel The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, an Afghan-born American novelist and medical doctor. In the book, Amir, the protagonist, is constantly battling himself and his own skewed logic as to what it means to redeem oneself. Redemption, defined as a person saving himself from any sin, error or evil, comes out through Amir’s strange notions about how he can forgive himself for wrongdoings, mainly with the alley rape of his father’s young servant.
The relationship between them is more of a family rather that of servants. Amir’s mother died giving birth to him and Hassan’s mother ran away shortly after he was born. With Ali and Hassan being Hazarats or Shi’a Muslims they don’t have the same status as Amir and Baba being Sunni Muslims. Though Amir and Baba don’t mind it the neighborhood does, this tension occurs throughout the beginning of the story especially in one event the Kite tournament. This is when children fight with their kites and where they try and take out there opposing players kites.
Eventually, Amir and his father, Baba, move to America to escape the Russians, and must learn to live their lives in a diverse and unique country. While in America, Amir continues to form unhealthy relationships, which ultimately spiral into broken ones. However, throughout the novel, Amir continues to desire close relationships, and is willing to work for them. When an old friend of his calls, he embarks on a life-shattering journey that will permanently transform the way he approaches relationships. Hosseini takes readers through Amir’s life to demonstrate that a broken relationship, if continuously worked on and fought for, has the possibility to be mended.
This triangle between Baba, Amir, and Hassan is involved in many of the problems found throughout the novel. The third person in this party is Hassan, as he seems to be the person both Amir and Baba bring into their problems. Both father and son neglect their issues and look towards Hassan as their way out. Baba see’s Hassan as his “perfect son figure” and he uses him to forget about the disappointment that Amir is to him. Amir uses Hassan to get Baba’s attention in a way.