Past Mistakes In The Kite Runner

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03/25/12 “An individual’s past mistake should not dictate their future.” This theme means that people shouldn't have their lives be burdened with their past sins/mistakes. This theme is most used throughout the novel The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. After the main character Amir witnesses his best friend Hassan being sexually abused by a group of boys and then betrays their friendship by not defending him, he then seeks forgiveness for his past mistakes. Amir makes many attempts in seeking for forgiveness for his past mistakes throughout the novel, but is not always successful. Amir's first attempt to seek forgiveness is when he begins throwing pomegranates at Hassan and yells at him to hit him back, but Hassan doesn't. Instead Hassan
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