Friendship In The Kite Runner

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Friendship has no place for betrayal; if it does then it is no true but a superficial relationship. Everyone wants that one person with whom they can think aloud. True friendship does not have a fixed definition but has a belief. As said by C.S. Lewis “Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.” True friendship means bonding between two different people and as it grows stronger and stronger, it has a lot of positive aspects. Indeed, every friend is important and their importance is known but one must know the difference between true friends and false friends. In The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, Amir and Hassan are two boys who share a very different bond with each other. Amir was a Pashtun and Hassan was a Hazara, however the two shared a brotherly relationship. Amir loved Hassan but never expressed it; conversely Hassan started to shower his love from the very first day. Hassan’s first word was Amir. The two had unconditional love for each other but their fate led to the end of this brotherhood. It was the day of winter 1975, Hassan stood in the alley against Assef and Amir behind a tree. Assef was sexually abusing Hassan; Amir had one last chance to thank Hassan for all the sacrifices he made for him, but Amir chose to be a coward and betrayed Hassan and ran. While sprinting down the alley, Amir thought whether he did right or wrong. Amir reasoned that Hassan would be the
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