The Kite Runner Internal Conflict Analysis

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Armaan Lakdawala
English 2 (PD-7th)
December1, 2o16
Amir's Inner Conflict “A good friend knows all your best stories , but a best friend has lived them with you.”-UNKNOWN. That was the type of relationship that Amir a pashtun (higher social class) and Hassan a hazara (low social class).they have grown up together and lived more like brothers than just friends. Hassan and his dad Ali work at home for Amir and his dad.but when hassan got raped by some pashtuns, Amir went through some internal conflicts. There are many internal conflicts that characters go through during the book. Amirs biggest internal conflict was when he was battling against himself of weather he should go and save hassan because after all he is a very close friend of his. And the other part of him says that Hassan is just a hazara and its ok whats going on with him.which shaws that for some people social class stands …show more content…

It is similar to when Hassan was getting raped and Amir stood there and watched. Amir had no legal or culturally moral reason to stop the rape. As Amir stood in that alley, he thought to himself, “I ran because I was a coward. I was afraid of Assef and what he would do to me. I was afraid of getting hurt. That’s what I told myself as I turned my back to the alley, to Hassan. That’s what I made myself believe…”(77). “Thats what i made myself believe” sounds like he was trying to hide the truth from himself. When Amir went looking for sohrab , hassans son , has this flashback to when Hassan and he were just boys. Amir remembred “I thought of the street fights we’d get into when we were kids, all the times Hassan used to take them on for me, two against one, sometimes three against one. I’d wince and watch, tempted to step in, but always stopping short, always held back by something”(255). That “something” was the simple fact that Amir was a Pashtun and Hassan a

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