The theme of sacrifice is clearly seen through Amir’s relation with Hassan, and can be observed on the occasions in which they flew kites together. When they flew kites, Amir was always the one that maneuvered the kite, which symbolizes his life and how he decided how he acted in every situation, while Hassan holded the ropes and suffered many bleeds and cuts do to the rope burns. In this instance, it’s shown that Hassan sacrificed himself and his well being so that Amir’s life could surge in the midst of all the troubles and stay buoyant just like the kite. After that, as Hassan went to retrieve the last kite they defeated in the Kite Tournament in the winter of 1975, however he was raped by Assef because Hassan would not dare to give the kite they just defeated to him.
One of the many aspects that Hosseini added to his novel is the symbol of the kite. Amir takes this kite as a symbol of happiness and also of guilt according to (http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/the-kite-runner/themes.html) (1). Amir goes through a hard time when he is a witness of Hassan’s dignity being taken. Amir at the moment does nothing about it because he feels like it would take all attention away from him by Baba. Baba, being a champion kite flyer feels extremely proud of his son because Amir is following his
One blue kite specifically cuts a lot of its competitors, and Amir kept his eye onto it. By the afternoon it was only Amir and the blue kite left in the running. Amir tricked the blue kite into a poor position and then cut it, winning the contest. Hassan promised to bring back the kite for Amir, and as he flied he said for you a thousand times over! Amir was delighted at his success.
The kite fighters need to cut the others’ kite lines in the competition．When a kite is cut down and falls off the sky, a group of kids begin to chase the falling kite．They are called “kite runners”. Hassan is a successful “kite runner'’ for the main character Amir, knowing where the kite will land without even watching it. The excited kite competition starts on a sunny day．Amir cuts down the last blue kite and becomes the winner in the competition while Hassan is the person who will run to get the blue kite for Amir．When Hassan goes to run for the blue kite which is “the key to Baba’s heart” (76) for Amir, he says to Amir, “For you a thousand times over”, which reflects Hassan’s loyalty to Amir． Unfortunately, Hassan runs into Assef and two of his henchmen． who are the symbol of evil and cruel in the novel “The Kite Runner” ：have once blamed Amir for socializing and communicating with Hassan. Wondering why Hassan is taking so long while Amir waited for a long time for Hassan to return from chasing the kite, he decides to go looking for him. On the way to find Hassan, Amir stops to ask an old man if he has seen him, when talking to the old man, Amir describes Hassan as “our servant’s son” (74).
Every winter, in Kabul, there was a large kite fighting tournament. The tournament was a big deal to the people of Kabul. Amir and Hassan won the tournament, but in order to truly be victorious, Hassan had to retrieve the blue kite so Amir could bring it home as a trophy. During the kite tournament Amir states, “All i saw was the blue kite. All i smelled was victory.
This kite represents many different themes throughout the book The Kite Runner. This kite is a great addition to any classroom looking to bring the story and themes of the story to life. The basic design of the kite gives a true and authentic representation of how Afghan kites are made. The main theme of this kite shows how literacy and education is power. This is a great theme because it plays a large role in the story.
(Hosseini 1). One single event in the winter of 1975 had shaped Amir forever. The event all begins with an unusual friendship between a son of a rich Pashtun merchant, who is Amir and a Hazara boy, Hassan who was born a servant to him. The two young friends, Amir and Hassan both grew up together like their fathers did, in Kabul, and every year, there was an annual kite fighting tournament in the winter. They both entered together and had won, after the last reminding kite was cut, Hassan had offered to retrieve the fallen kite and promised to bring it back to Amir.
Rescuing Sohrab from Assef is not enough either. Only when Amir decides to take Sohrab to the United States and provide happiness and prosperity that was denied to his half brother does Amir take the necessary steps forward towards atonement and redemption. In the end of the novel the Kite Runner, Amir runs the kite for Sohrab and hears himself say, “For you, a thousand times over.”Then he ran by accepting Sohrab’s smile with open arms, “because when spring comes, it melts the snow one flake at a time, and maybe I just witnessed the first flake melting.” Finally Amir had redeemed himself. Thus, the only way complete forgiveness can occur is when one has truly attempted to atone for the mistakes that one has made which has a meaning to them and not to show anybody else. The way Amir had atoned himself from his sins which had dated long before the winter of
As people live under pressure, it sometimes put them in a situation that was not originally what they wanted to do. Khaled Hosseini is a writer, renowned for his book The Kite Runner, “has been honored both for his writing and humanitarian work” (Rollins), and was in the 2008 list of the most influential people. In his book, he had demonstrated how the culture and society an Afghan boy lives in changed him. In The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini expressed Amir’s character including his behaviors and motivations to readers effectively by conveying especially how Baba, Hassan, and Rahim Khan influenced and motivated him. First of all, Baba has influenced his son, Amir, a lot emotionally and ethnically.
The connection between the relationships of Hassan and Amir and then Amir and Sohrab thrive off of the conflicts and the recurring motifs throughout the novel. Amir lived his redemiton and his loyalty through Sohrab, trying to make what he did to Hassan feel like less of a burden on his shoulders. There are many different ways for one to redeem themselves, but there is no better way to show loyalty than to be present in a time of
I then aided the children with printed the number forty-two (42) on the back of the t-shirt as well. I did this with all the t-shirts because Robinson 's number playing for the Dodgers was forty-two. On the front, we printed "Brooklyn Dodgers" in blue fabric paint. It took only one day for all the t-shirts to dry and the children were so eager to wear them. In fact, they wore them all through the school day as their parents came to pick them up.
When he returns to California, he plays with Sohrab as he played with his friend Hassan. Amir said to Sohrab “do you want me to run that kite for you? For you, a thousand times over”. The exact same phrase Hassan said to Amir. This saws sacrificing his life for his friend’s son give him full recovery.
Parents and their children join in together and having fun. At the parachute activity, parents with their children join in and I saw them enjoying themselves. Our stations fits perfectly with other stations because each station has its own activities and have different goals in promoting health. The arts and craft stations teaches kids new skills in making flowers, the pledge station teaches kids making promises and creating goals for them, the game station allows kids to have fun and learning knowledge on the different games, and our station which is physical activity helps kids to be physically active and exercising. All these stations is what build the YMCA event, and the team was able to promote their goals and giving all the resource to the
His love for him as a friend is selfless, leaving the two inseparable. When winter arrives, Amir and Hassan participate in the kite flying tournaments; a tournament where boys compete against each other, using glass covered strings to cut eachothers lines. Once a line is cut, the winning team runs after the kite to redeem it as their