During the competition Amir Fly’s the kite whilst Hassan runs for it acting as his assistant. When they win Hassan celebrates by saying ‘You won Amir Agha!’ Amir tries to hide the obvious ‘master’ and ‘servant’ relationship by yelling ‘We won, we won.’ In doing this Hosseini attempts to create a mixture of emotion within the reader as they try to contemplate the reasons for Amir’s decisions during Hassan’s rape. Amir’s and Hassan’s friendship is a key issue in the kite runner and Hosseini uses it in chapter seven to illustrate to the reader that the decisions we make can drastically influence the people around us and the rest of our lives. Hosseini really focuses on how close the two boys are in order to strengthen the readers understanding
Towards the end of the Kite Runner has a lot of of irony, The first example is in chapter seven in the Kite runner and how Amir watches Hassan get rapped he does nothing to help his friend out. HOW DOES AMIR'S "WATCHING" REVEAL IRONY? The second example is near the end of story, when Amir goes back to pakistan and talks to Rahim Khan, Rahim Khan tells Amir all the things his father did not. He finds out that Hassan is his half brother. When Amir was going back to Kabul, he finds Assef the man who rapped His Best friend, He's see Sorhab Hassan child getting rapped too.
Kite Runner Study Guide After Amir wins the kite tournament, his loyal companion or servant Hassan runs after the kite that Amir cut down as a trophy, and as he runs away Amir says to him “don’t come back empty handed” and Hassan says “for you a thousand times over”, and that’s when he runs into Assef the racist bully who wants Amir’s trophy kite; when Hassan refuses, Assef rapes him while Amir watches cowardly. At the end, when Amir goes to run the kite for Sohrab he says “for you a thousand times over” which is the same thing Hassan said to Amir. The author chose these frame sequence to show how Amir the person who always ran from the truth and problems, finally owned up to his mistake and returned all the good deeds that Hassan had done for him by doing the same for his son. Amir and Hassan were very close to each other but at the same time Amir always acted like he was better than him, but deep inside I think Amir felt like he was a lot lower than him because his honesty, bravery and loyalty was no match to Hassan’s. Amir also didn’t like Hassan because he overheard his dad talking to Rahim Khan about how Hassan always has to protect Amir when kids pick on him and how Amir never stands up for himself.
Young Amir says “Baba waved. I couldn’t tell if he was waving at me or Hassan” which reminds the reader yet again of Amir’s troubled relationship with his father. Hosseini uses this to effectively create pathos for Amir, and remind the reader of chapter 3 where the reader feels the most sympathy for Amir, despite the fact we have seen a darker side to him. Structurally, this is also very important as it make the reader support Amir through the kite tournament. Hosseini does this as the readers opinion of Amir will be dramatically be altered
Was honor and certainty shown in The Kite Runner? Source: “Discuss the ideas developed by the text creator about the ways in which individuals struggle to restore honor and certainty.” In the book “The Kite Runner “by Khaled Hosseini, the major theme in this book way the way in which individuals struggle to restore honor and certainty. It is evident in the story with Amir and his journey for redemptions for the sins of his past mistakes. Amir dishonored himself by not helping out his half-brother in his time of need. Amir is the character that is extremely similar to his father Buba, because they both have committed sins in their past.
The wall of jealousy toward Hassan does break down, but a wall of guilt is built almost instantly. The wall of guilt distances Baba from Amir even more than the wall of jealousy. The kite also can mean a sense of freedom from Amir's sins and guilt in order “to be good again.” The string of glass shards constantly cut Amir when he reflects back on the sins he committed. He was always the kite fighter, but at the end of the novel, he is the kite runner. When the kite is cut loose, his freedom is no longer held tightly by his guilt.
This led to them not going to America with Baba and Ali. They eventually got caught up in war, and Ali died by stepping on a landmine while Hassan died later after being assaulted by a group of Taliban. If they were to go with Amir and Baba, they might end up living in a place where there was no racial prejudice, and they would enjoy a beautiful life together. Besides, Baba would’ve have revealed the brotherhood between Hassan and Amir, and the boys would enjoy being brothers for
The Kite Runner is a great novel that displays love and tension between children and parents. Though Baba showed not as much love towards Amir in the end Baba loves Amir unconditionally. The General went through almost killing himself and the Afghan man that Soraya was living with to show her the right path so she could be happy. Soraya later realized how much the General cared and loved her to bring her back home with
Because Hassan sacrifices himself for Amir; he is essentially the sacrificial sheep who accepts his suffering, just so that someone else can be spared of that suffering. During their childhood, after the kite flying tournament, Assef demands Hassan to give him Amir's kite
One summer day, I used one of Ali’s kitchen knives and carve our names on it (Hosseini 27). Amir had taken advantage of the friendship between Hassan and him. He made fun of him whenever he had the chance, but Hassan never took it to heart and still perceived Amir as his best friend. Amir betrayed the relationship with Hassan after wining the kite flying game what changes their lives and more Amir’s forever. After, cutting the last kite Hassan ran after it to catch it, and on the way he found Assef, the boy who said was going to get revenge after Hassan pointed a sling shot defending Amir.