When Allie died, Holden smashed every window in his garage; his violent action foreshadowed his later self-destructive personality. Holden has been suffering from the loneliness of his brother’s death since he was thirteen. He never confronted this pain and instead avoids it; Holden is a compulsive liar and he distances himself from people by being cynical. By distancing himself from people, Holden believes he can never feel the pain that occurs as a result of a beloved, deceased individual. While Holden uses his self-imposed alienation as a defense, he is unaware that it severely damages his well-being.
He beats him, he throws pomegranates at him, he is no longer willing to be his friend even though that is the only thing in the world Hassan wants and needs after his horrific experience. The final act of betrayal was when he framed Hassan for stealing the watch and money to drive him away from his home. Ali and Hassan decide to leave after that. As life goes on everyone but Baba learns what happened to Hassan. Amir’s betrayal acts were all caused because of his
Redemption in the Kite Runner. Throughout “The Kite Runner” Amir is portrayed as a boy who is always trying to make up or redeem himself for the mistakes he couldn’t control, or made. By Amir winning the tournament he tries to redeem himself since he believes he caused his mother’s death, but by redeeming himself for that he witnessed the mistake for not standing up for Hassan. After winning the tournament with the help of Hassan he redeems himself for his father. Amir is weak in Baba’s eyes, and thinks everything his son does is incorrect.
Chaucer saw this in people and knew that a person couldn’t be classified as good or evil because we are a mixture of both. He presented this very strongly in the way that he presented his pilgrims. He showed, for many of the pilgrims, that they had good intentions, such as the Pardoner. At the same time, he wasn’t afraid to show their evil side. The Pardoner is a prime example of his presentation of humans because he showed that he had good intentions, to help people and to pardon their sins, but he also had his evil side, which was to tell people that they have sinned simply to earn himself a few extra coins.
Neither does he know how to get rid of the guilt, until Rahim Khan gives him a way. Amir keeps blaming himself for his mother’s death and he thinks that Baba is mad at him for killing his wife. When Baba is dead, Amir finds out the truth about his father. Now Amir feels that he doesn’t only have his own sins to sort out, but also his father’s. When Amir doesn’t prevent Hassan from getting raped he begins to feel dirty.
But when it comes to Amir, even though Hassan is his best friend, Amir doesn’t really appreciate what he is doing and kind of takes him for granted. Amir’s true loyalty would have shown if he stepped in to help Hassan. If you have grown up with someone and that person is so close to you would not hesitate to step in when they are in danger. Since Hassan and Amir we the best of friends, Amir should have helped Hassan immediately, even if it meant he put himself at risk. That is the common humanitarian thing to do as a best friend.
This is where the audience finds out about Willy not only betraying Linda, but Biff as well, "You fake! You phony little fake!" (121). Biff's anger after seeing his father cheat made him lose all his hopes and dreams. Moreover, Willy tries not to blame himself for Biff's failure in life, "Don't blame everything on me!
After nobody attempted to help him because of his jacket, he realized that he was going to die. He became more aware of the important things in life. He didn’t want to die by the street ramble. Consequently, the title of Royal brought him death and took everything that he could have in life. “I'm Andy, he screamed wordlessly, I'm Andy.” (P. 196) He began to hate his identity as a Royal and he want to die as Andy.
These thoughts take over and consume Ivan. He becomes more anxious at the realization that death is a very real possibility. Ivan began to isolate himself from the world around him; he pushed himself away from all his loved ones, even blaming them for his suffering as he tried to avoid the truth. At one point, it would appear that Ivan wanted the acknowledgement and compassion from his family but in his distorted thinking, he assumed that his family did not care. As Ivan confronts death and acknowledges its certainty, he starts to question death, suggesting that maybe his soul is already dead and
(p. 2708) Okonkwo not fully understanding his fault was angry that he needed to offer sacrifice to the earth. He loses respect for the clan because in his eyes his act of beating his wife was justified. He is partially to be blame for his demise; however, his character possesses traits that seemingly invite tragedy. Okonkwo bears much responsibility for it’s over all downfalls because he had countless opportunities to change the course