The Kite Runner Argumentative Essay

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When one person does something wrong, that person was affected by himself or by other people. This quote is related to Amir, the main character in the novel The Kite Runner. The novel The Kite Runner was wrote by Khaled Hosseini. It is talking about Amir; he is a wealthy boy in Kabul, Afghanistan. He has a best friend name Hassan. Amir is the owner in other Hassan is his servant. They are friend when they are the kid but when Hassan in the dangerous situation, Amir did not help him out instead of help Hassan, he decides to run away to protect himself. Although Amir is victimized by both internal and external forces, it is mainly his own cowardice, jealousy, and shame which cause his relationship with Hassan to deteriorate and lead to their tragedy. At first, he is jealous with Hassan because he thinks baba love Hassan more than him. "I wished I too had a scar that would beget Baba's sympathy. It wasn't fair." (Hosseini 50) In this quote, Amir is jealous with Hassan because now, Hassan is looking the same with baba. He has the same scar. It will make baba love him more. Besides it, in the family, Hassan is the servant he can get a lot of love from baba while Amir need to work hard but he still not get the love from baba. This reason makes him think Hassan is stealer who steals baba’s love. When Amir want to make Hassan become a theft, baba turns him to shock “Except Baba stunned me by saying, “I forgive you” (Hosseini 112) Baba is a strictly person. He does not like any one do something bad and especially that is stealing. When baba says “I forgive you”, it makes Amir feel jealous to them. In the beginning of the novel, when Amir asks his father about which sin with baba is the biggest and baba answer that is stealing. This is the reason that makes him get shock. He is jealous to them because he thinks if baba knows that he tell the lie to baba, baba will never

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