The Kite Runner By Khaled Hosseini Essay

1039 Words Sep 14th, 2014 5 Pages
People change all the time and in The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini talks about a boy in Afghanistan Amir who lives with a wealthy dad Baba, his mom passed away at birth and ever since he blamed it on himself. His best friend Hassan also his servant a Hazara which are a minority. The author shows Amir remembering back to his childhood in his point of view, always trying to impress Baba since he was very distant from his father. Putting down people and breaking long term relationships for his greedy need.Amir is characterized as a egocentric boy who wants to get recognized and prized by Baba doing this he loses care for others, although later in life he redeems himself.
Amir a young naive kid who could care less for others than himself.Amir considered himself superior than Hassan only because he was a Hazara, yet he was a coward and weak. He mentioned “In the end, I was a Pashtun and he was a Hazara, I was Sunni and he was Shi’a, and nothing was ever going to change that” Which he thinks it gave him a right to treat him unfairly and make a fool out of him.Hassan was always a loyal friend almost like a brother and would do almost anything Amir would ask him to do. Amir asked Hassan “Eat dirt if I told you to” later Hassan replied back “If you asked, I would” as selfish and twisted the command was, Hassan would do it just for being his friend.:Foolish as Amir is he should be grateful for having a friend such as Hassan, Amir had won the kite competition taking all the glory…

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