The Impacts Of Friendship In William Shakespeare's The Kite Runner

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The Kite Runner demonstrates the impacts of friendship between characters by utilizing first person narrative to reminisce about the past. First, Hassan offers company and understanding, which successfully satisfy Amir’s needs. Amir’s desperation for Baba’s affection, however, results in the acts of betrayal of Hassan. Nevertheless, Rahim Khan’s role of being an intimate friend greatly contributes to Amir’s sense of self and identity, creating a chance for him to compensate for the unforgettable past. Hassan’s protection and respectful attitude towards Amir lead him to the sexual assault in the alley, inevitably, death for defending Baba’s mansion. Hassan protects Amir using the threat of slingshot as Assef attempts to hurt Amir on …show more content…
The Hazara boy’s instinct to bravely stand up for his best friend, rather than for himself, indicates how Amir has occupied the first place in Hassan’s heart; meanwhile, what Assef says, “I’m a very patient person, This doesn 't end today, believe me” (Hosseini 46), lurks the heavy consequence for Hassan’s insubordination. Hassan realizes his promise of running the blue kite for Amir, the kite fighter. “For you a thousand times over” (Hosseini 71)! Hassan perceives Amir’s eagerness of getting back the last kite when they win the competition; indeed, he endeavors to accomplish Amir’s wish in spite of the horrifying situation that he has to be confronted with: gets raped by Assef. Eventually, he sacrifices himself for preventing the Taliban from invading Baba’s possession. After Amir’s emigration to America, adult Hassan still pays great homage to the house left behind in Afghanistan, where immortalizes Amir and his memories. In return, Amir’s contribution to their friendship is entirely different. Amir teases Hassan and does not regard him as a friend but a servant, who is obliged to listen to him, and is a price he has to pay for pursuing Baba’s love. Amir plays with Hassan’s illiteracy using a big vocabulary Hassan never learned before, due to his status: being an uneducated …show more content…
“Nothing was free in this world” (Hosseini 82). Yet, immediate greed grows strongly resulting the misunderstanding of necessity. The implementer, for example, deserves the consequence of corresponding decision made and action taken. In the meantime, it is never too late to make change to their plans and be a better one without regretting as much as if the correction is never made, isn’t

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