The Power Of Friendship Essay

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The blue sky is filled with colorful kites. There is a kite competition. The two boys fly the kite, running in the streets of Kabul. Although they are inseparable, this is the last time they are together to fly the kite. This is a key sense in Khaled Hosseini’s novel, The Kite Runner. The two boys, Amir and Hassan are protagonists in this novel. This novel shows the true friendship between the two boys who come from different social classes. Amir, the son of a wealthy and well-known man in the city of Kabul develops a friendship with one of his servants, Hassan. They are enjoying doing everything together. Looking into his past, Amir has a chance to save Hassan, but the way Amir acts affects their lives which in such a way that they follow two separate paths. As years progress, an aged and wise Amir is struggle with the choices that he makes as a young child that ultimately altered his friendship with Hassan. This novel shows that true friendship is fragile and needs to be treasured, protected and trusted. This is illustrated by Hassan’s unfailing loyalty, Amir’s deep guilt, and Amir’s courage to save Hassan’s son, Sohrab. To begin, Hassan protects and trusts his friend, Amir and shows unfailing loyalty. Hassan is especially loyal to Amir; “And suddenly hassan’s voice whispered in my head: For you a thousand times over (Hosseini 1). It is the repeated phase expressive this loyalty. If Amir asks, really asks, Hassan never denies his anything. Hassan into firing walnuts with slingshot at the neighbor’s one-eyed German shepherd. He never wants to this, but this is Amir requires which is he cannot deny. Hassan’s loyalty is clearly showed when Amir asks Hassan if he would eat dirt if he tells him and Hassan answers “if you asked, I would” (Hosseini 54). Hassan was a loyal and honest friend and he would do anything for Amir. Hassan protects Amir in any case. To face the

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