Theme Of Dreams In The Kite Runner

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The symbol of dreams in The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini, is an innovative story in which Amir, a Pashtun, and Hassan, a Hazara, grow up together in Afghanistan and are distraught with obstacles. Throughout this novel, Hosseini illustrates the symbol of dreams and how past mistakes can trouble a waking life. In The Kite Runner, Amir witnesses Hassan get raped which is a result to his vivid dreams. The day of the kite running contest in the winter of 1975 is when Amir’s life changed. Amir feels guilty for not helping Hassan, and tries to overcome it by avoiding it. When Amir gets older and no longer has a relationship with Hassan, he learns Hassan is his half brother and gets distressed for bypassing the incident. Amir’s dreams face reality
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