Redemption In Shakespeare's The Kite Runner By Khaled Hosseini

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According to a singer named Patti Smith “The idea of redemption is always good news, even if it means sacrifice or some difficult times”. This quote means that thinking about redemption is a good start but also keep in mind that there probably be sacrifice. In the book “The Kite Runner” by Khaled Hosseini, Amir the main character wants to redeem himself for the suffering he caused his best friend Hassan. To begin with, Hassan was Amir’s loyal servant but also his best friend. There were times that Amir treated him as if he was superior than Hassan. Later on the book, Hassan gets raped by a bully named Asseff just for the fact Hassan is a Hazara and wants to put in Hassan’s mind who is in control. When the scene comes, Amir is just a spectator …show more content…
But once he goes to the orphanage, he 's told that Sohrab is no longer there. Amir now has to go find the man who has Sohrab. The person in charge of the orphanage sends Amir to a soccer game because in the halftime is where he 'll find the man that has Sohrab. That man ended up being Assef, the guy who raped Hassan and also known as the general of the taliban. Amir approaches and asks if they can have a meeting and the man agrees. Assef finds out Amir has a fake beard and that he lives in America but then Sohrab is sent to entertain Assef. Amir explains the situation and Assef agrees to give back Sohrab but under the condition to fight for Sohrab. Assef warns his guards to let go Amir comes out of the room alive with Sohrab. Amir gets beat badly by Assef but Sohrab manages to help Amir just like Hassan did it back then with the slingshot. They both managed to get out of the room alive. Amir goes to a hospital to heal his …show more content…
Rahim leaves him a letter. Amir now knew what to do but it was not going to be easy. He had to do a whole process to get Sohrab out of the country. Amir promised he wouldn 't send Sohrab back to an orphanage because that’s how Assef got his hands on him, but Amir had to break the promise in order to prove that Sohrab’s parent were dead and that no one claimed him. Sohrab takes the news in a bad way. On the same night he tries to commit suicide by cutting himself with a shaving blade until he bleed out. In the meanwhile, Amir was in the phone with Soraya and he’s happy that there’s a possible way to take Sohrab to America without sending him back to the orphanage. Amir can’t wait to tell Sohrab the news so he walks in the bathroom and screams his lungs out. Amir sees Sohrab in tub with blood all over. In the hospital all Amir wanted was that Sohrab lived. So he pray for Sohrab to get better. Amir wasn’t really religious but while praying, he promised he would pray everyday. Once Sohrab woke up, Amir sees something different on Sohrab 's attitude towards him. Since then Sohrab changed completely, he barely talks and seems unhappy all the time. There is nothing Amir can do to bring back the Sohrab he

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