Analysis Of Khaled Hosseini 's ' The Kite Runner ' Essay

1197 Words Nov 1st, 2016 5 Pages
Redemption defined by dictionary.com, is interpreted as an act of redeeming or atoning for a fault or mistake, or being redeemed; deliverance; rescue; deliverance from sin; salvation; atonement for guilt. Throughout the course history, redemption has been present. Where there is a wrong, there is a right to counter that wrong. For instance, in Bible tellings when Jesus paid the ultimate price for sinners by giving his life to allow them live freely, receive an eternal life and be forgiven for their sins. In relation to friendships, there will always be differences that cause dispute between friends no matter how positive the relationship is. In Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner, the friendship between Amir and Hassan is one that can contain less than friendly qualities with Amir’s poor decisions that leave him guilt struck all his adult life. Mentally tortured by the sins of his childhood, Amir looks to make amends from his upsetting past with Hassan. Amir searches through his past, finding redemption by visiting Rahim Khan and traveling back to Kabul, fighting their childhood antagonist Assef, and caring for Hassan’s orphaned child after his death. During Amir’s childhood in Kabul he had made life altering decisions that would forever follow him to America and into his adult life; however with Amir’s visit with Rahim Khan influenced his path of redemption by traveling to the land where he had done much wrong. Without Rahim Khan, Amir could not have learned of Hassan’s…

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