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.
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.
Khaled Hosseini delves deeper into this aspect of human nature in his novel The Kite Runner. A story about two inseparable friends, Amir and Hassan, growing up in pre-revolutionary Kabul and experiencing a harrowing journey in the midst of Afghanistan’s undoing. In The Kite Runner, Hosseini uses the characters, internal conflict, and symbols, to reinforce its main theme: redemption is lead by repentance. To begin with, the characters in The Kite Runner demonstrate how Hosseini conveys the natural path to redemption when burdened with guilt. One way this is seen is through Amir’s father, Baba.
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.
In this novel, “The Kite Runner” written by Khaled Hosseini, portrayed the importance of the memories and the past, good or bad memories that people are reminded throughout their lives. The past is one of the crucial themes in the plot of The Kite Runner, as it is a main driving factor of the plot’s progression. The story begins with an understated quote from the main character, “Amir”. “I became what I am today at the age of 12, on a fridge overcast day in the winter of 1975”. (Hosseini 1).
The Kite Runner by Khalid Alhussaini is very inspiring and powerful novel about a Pashtun named Amir who is looking back over his life during the transition from childhood to adulthood. Amir grew up in a prosperous district of Kabul, Afghanistan. His father was known and respected by others, Amir tried his best to follow his father steps and always craved his love and attention. Ali and his son Hassan (Amir 's best friend), are both loyal servants to Baba and Amir yet and unlike Amir; are of the minority Hazara who is not respected in Afghanistan.
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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
In The Kite Runner, the author tells a story of the close friendship of two boys who come from different social classes, Amir being the wealthy boy and Hassan the servant. It takes place in Kabul, Afghanistan in 1978, a time where the separation of Hazara Shia Muslims and Sunni Muslims took place. A part in the book where we witness betrayal of their friendship and this division of culture is after the yearly kite tournament where Hassan goes after the kite Amir won and promises to bring it back to him. During his search for the kite, Hassan encounters Assef and his friends, who constantly bullied Amir, threatened Hassan to give up the kite or pay the price. Being that Hassan was loyal and wanted to keep his promise to Amir, he decided to pay the price which was rape.
Kite fighting was the only similarity between Baba and Amir. That is why Amir loved the winter so much. I have a prediction. If the terrible event that happened in Amir’s past was in the winter, and the title of the book is The Kite Runner, then maybe it had to do with the kite fighting. Since Amir loves winter so much, maybe this event ruined it for him.
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This is a dream that Hassan has on the night before the kite fighting tournament. However, Hassan could also be lying to Amir about having this dream. I think he might be telling Amir this because he wants him to feel more brave towards the competition. The fact that Hassan follows him in the water must mean that he will always be there to support Amir in the competition. If the dream was real, Hassan really thinks Amir is brave, and he knows it is his duty to support him.
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Many times when we are young our parents will say the quote “If your friend jumped off the bridge would you do the same?” This quote describes how Hassan felt towards Amir. The amount of love that Hassan had for Amir was more than he loved himself. Hassan would have done anything to protect Amir. He would have given his life.