The Kite Runner Theme Essay

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Themes in the Novel “For you, a thousand times over” (Hosseini 2). This quote appears in the novel The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. Hassan tells Amir the quote repeatedly because he is loyal to Amir. Amir tells Sobrah, Hassan’s son, the quote because he is trying to earn his trust. Hassan and Amir work through the themes of, families bring comfort and conflict, defining moments and finding my way, and man’s inhumanity to man. Hassan works through the themes of, families bring comfort and conflict, defining moments and finding my way, and man’s inhumanity to man. The first theme Hassan works through is families bring comfort and conflict. “I forbid you to do this!” Baba bellowed. “Do you hear me ? I forbid you” (Hosseini 107)! Ali and Baba are fighting over Hassan leaving. Ali just wants to protect Hassan because he has been through a great deal of pain. Baba is trying to fix this because he doesn’t want to tear apart his family. Ali brings Hassan comfort by taking him away from the pain which thrives in their town. The second theme Hassan works through is defining moments and finding my way. “...he lived in the only house in the village that had a walled garden. “This is my wife, Rahim Khan,” Hassan said proudly” (Hosseini 205). After getting raped and moving away from the only family he knew, Hassan finds his way in a village. Hassan has a…show more content…
Man’s inhumanity to man is present in both the novel and our society. The main man’s inhumanity to man that is seen in both the novel and our society is people being killed. The ending was worth the wait. It was not too predictable or too far out there. The ending where Amir says Hassan’s line to Sohrab was the best part. I learned from the novel that life may be hard, but you have to look on the bright side because maybe your life is better than the ones around
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