Essay on The Kite Runner By Khaled Hosseini

1217 Words Aug 30th, 2016 5 Pages
In literature, no scene of violence exists for its own sake. In the book titled The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini there are many scenes that contain violence, and these violent scenes do not exist for their own sake. The Kite Runner showcases the friendship between Hassan and Amir, and how one disloyal action can lead to years of guilt. The violent scenes in this book include war, murder, fighting, and sexual abuse. All of these scenes all contribute to the overall meaning of the book and each scene impacts the book in a different way. The meaning or theme of this book is disloyalty and redemption from the guilt someone may have caused themselves. The two major scenes of rape in this book contribute a lot to the meaning of the book. The first significant scene of rape contributes to the book by showing how Amir was disloyal to Hassan and this leaves him with years of guilt. The second significant scene of rape in this book is what helps Amir relieve his himself of guilt, or regain his loyalty with Hassan. These two scenes of rape contribute greatly to the plot, meaning, and ending of the book. The first significant scene of rape occurs towards the beginning of The Kite Runner and is about disloyalty. At this time in the book, Amir and Hassan are great friends.The two boys have known eachother since they were born, they live next to each other, and they share many things including the same father. Since they are so close, the reader would think that they would stand up…

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