Kite Runner Quotes

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In life, we all have challenges but it is how we endure them which makes us who we are. In the book the kite runner by Khaled Hosseini, we hear the heart wrenching story of Amir and his old friend Hassan. We see Hassan experience something no child should ever experience and Amir fight himself over gaining the respect of his father and as a result not stepping in to assist Hassan in his time of need. This book by Khaled Hosseini is a book about challenge and endurance as in life we all have challenges and Khaled Hosseini wants to show a story from perspective of a man facing a challenge and how he is enduring it us a. This is shown when he trying to gain his father’s approval, the regret from not helping Hassan and adopting a new child and trying to help him through the challenges he is enduring.

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This is shown in this quote, “I actually aspired to cowardice, because the alternative, the real reason I was running, was that Assef was right: Nothing was free in this world. Maybe Hassan was the price I had to pay, the lamb I had to slay, to win Baba.” This quote means he allowed the rape to happen as he sought the kite, which he believed would prove to Baba that he was a winner, earning him Baba’s love and approval. We see in this quote shows a personal issue he needs to face and Khalid Hosseini in this quote uses symbolism to show that Hassan was a lamb that he need to slay to win over Baba. This displays challenge and endurance as this is what he had to let his best friend be in pain because that was the price to be approved from his father and as a result he gained lifetime of regret and

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