The Saddest Thing About Betrayal Analysis

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Aldrich amese said,” The saddest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies “. Well this quote is actually very true and when friendship turns into betrayal, it is really a very sad and a sorrowful experience. It is mostly seen that the betrayal comes between two friends when one or the other shares a personal information or a secret with a third party which one wanted to be kept confidential. In ‘The Kite runner’ the friendship between Hassan and Amir turned into the disintegration of relationships when Hassan gave a number of sacrifices for his friend, but when he himself was in trouble and was getting raped, Amir didn’t try to protect him or fight for him. Instead he just watched him getting raped with was really sad and after this incident their friendship seemed one sided. Amir himself felt guilty…show more content…
In this type of betrayal one of the friends turns cold and suddenly acts like a stranger. Friendship is a very important part of everyone’s life. Everyone has and needs a friend in every part of their life, just to share things so that they can feel better. Friends are the family one gets to choose and friends often helps to come out of the difficult situation which one faces in their lives, by giving advices, suggestions, taking stands or talking to someone one has problem with, just to sort out things. A good friend never neglects someone and leaves in ones tough times. They all laugh and cry together. But when one friend betrays the other, then the situation changes and becomes worse. Same happened with Hassan and Amir. In the novel ‘The Kite Runner’ by Khaled Hosseini, when Amir watched Hassan getting raped. After the incident, Hassan tried to be friends with Amir once again and tried to make things normal. He asked Amir if he would go out with him to buy some naan but he gave an excuse and ignored Hassan.
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