Symbolism In The Kite Runner

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People believe coming back from past mistakes have no returns, but in the book The Kite Runner this is not the issue. Khaled Hosseini tells a story about two boys with different experiences in their childhood one of the boys went through a horrible life experience his name was Hassan, and the other Amir the main character in the story experienced a life of guilt for not being brave to defend those that defended him. The story begins in California when he had moved from Kabul because the Russians were starting to invade. Khaled Hosseini uses symbolism to describe character reactions and emotions throughout friendships and connects with the story. In the story The Kite Runner, Amir says, “I actually aspired to cowardice, because the alternative, the real person 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.”. Due to this, the lamb represents Hassan and Sohrab. They were described looking like a Lamb about to be slaughtered. In other words, the lamb represented Hassan when he was being raped by Assef in the alley, and Amir just watched the facial reaction of Hassan. Also, Hassan sacrificed himself to protect Amir and his father 's house and for that cause was killed in front of his wife and son. Given that, Hassan 's son Sohrab was described as a lamb when the Taliban killed both his father and mother in his face. Since Hassan and Sohrab were connected as father and son, and
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