The Theme Of Betrayal In 'The Kite Runner'

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Depending on the situation, betrayal over all is when a person has two personalities / two face. *Betrayal is when one person disrespects and acts different toward another person which resolves into complications within their friendship. *Another act of betrayal is when a person unfriends another person but that other person is not fully aware so they think they have a wonderful friendship but in reality that person never was their friend. According to Dictionary. com, betrayal is defined as to deliver or expose to an enemy by disloyalty. In the novel “The Kite Runner” by Khaled Hosseini, the main character Amir hurtfully betrays his childhood best friend, Hassan, through the actions of jealousy, selfishness, and fear.
Amir and Hassan had both built a type of friendship that was almost unbreakable because both of the boys had the same interests with one another. Hassan always
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Amir on the other hand would constantly take advantage of Hassan because Hassan was less developed than Amir. Hassan did not have a good vocabulary background and Amir would insult him with intelligent words and would fool Hassan telling him that the words he used were compliments. Amir saw Hassan as just another “illiterate Hazara” (37), who would be nothing more than a cook. Despite Amir’s behavior towards Hassan, Hassan would never let Baba know about Amir’s behavior because he knows how important Baba was for Amir and did not want Baba to be disappointed in him. Amir did not deserve any loyalty from Hassan because Amir would always be dishonest towards him through his actions. Even during the worst time of Amir’s betrayal,
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