Redemption By Khaled Hosseini 's ' The Kite Runner ' Essay

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The Truth of Redemption Redemption is a complex thing and the prospect of actually reaching it often hangs delicately between feasible and unobtainable for some people. Many seek to find redemption after they 've wronged someone but few people understand exactly how redemption can actually be gained. A quest for redemption is an underlying conflict in Khaled Hosseini 's novel, The Kite Runner, in which the character Amir discovers many truths in his life about what exactly redemption can be and how windows to achieve it can come and go with time and circumstance. One truth of redemption that Amir learns is that it often cannot be gained simply by punishing oneself for what they did, nor by experiencing the same wrongful action they let happen to another. Redemption is a thing that can only be gained through the correcting of what was wronged. Through the fixing of what was exactly was broken. But the arduous fact is that sometimes for many reasons what has been done cannot be made right again no matter how hard one desires it to be; and that is a truth that the world should be always conscious of. The Kite Runner offers us to witness many truths to many difficult aspects of life, but through Amir 's character development and the struggles he experiences we receive a number of truths on redemption. The story starts with Amir 's childhood in pre-Soviet Afghanistan as it explores the dynamics between he and his best friend Hassan. Initially what Amir and Hassan have is pure…

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