Redemption In 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…
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 …show more content…
This quote means that thinking about redemption is a good start but also keep in mind that there probably be sacrifice. When Amir receives a call from Rahim Khan say “It’s never too late to be good again’, he knew from that point it 's time to redeem himself after what he caused to Hassan, his loyal servant, bestfriend and also brother. Amir suffered the moment he met with Rahim Khan by receiving shocking news that impacted him, he was also beaten by Assef for trying to take Sohrab with him, and he saw how Sohrab almost committed suicide and changed his attitude towards him.Amir learns of Baba’s betrayal of Ali, Amir realizes that Baba was probably trying to redeem himself by having many charitable activities and strong principles in life. So Amir does the same and goes through suffering in order to save Sohrab. At the end of the book Amir redeemed himself by bringing a smile back to Sohrab by showing him how Hassan and he would fly a

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