The Theme Of Bravery In The Kite Runner By Khaled Hosseini

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In the Kite Runner the themes of bravery is an important and prominent theme throughout the novel. This novel written by Khaled Hosseini is very realistic, the events and the problems that happen in this novel make the story even more and more better and believable. Like Dejan Todorovic said in his blog “The main reason for my choice of this author is his honesty and reality.” ("Survey Of Authors & Secondary Sources." The Kite Runner. N.p., 2011. Web. 25 July 2016.) We both think that Khaled is a great author, making his novels realistic and believable. In Khaled Hosseini’s novel there are many characters that exhibit bravery to protect their own beliefs, their loved ones and through their struggles, they earn bravery. In this novel the characters …show more content…
When Amir had went to pick up Sohrab in Pakistan, Amir had found out the leader was Assef. Amir demands Assef to give Sohrab to him and bring him to a safe home. Assef threatens Amir like he did before when they were younger, Sohrab comes and saves Amir like Hassan did. "No more, Agha. Please," he said, his voice husky and trembling. "Stop hurting him." (Hosseini, Khaled. The Kite Runner. New York: Riverhead, 2003.249) Sohrab said.Sohrab gathers up all his courage and bravery and shoots a metal ball out of his slingshot into Assef’s eye. Sohrab comes to save Amir like Hassan did when they were younger. Hassan’s bravery trait had been sent down into Sohrab.
Finally the last example that shows bravery to protect the people that are important to them would be made by Baba and Baba’s father. When Baba and Ali were young Ali’s parents were killed in a drunk driving accident and a five year old, Ali, only survived. Baba’s father decided to take in Ali into his home. When they grew up Baba had hired Ali as a servant and allowed Ali to stay in his home. Baba and his father are brave because taking in a Hazara at that time was discriminated upon. Baba’s father did not care and brought him in anyways and made sure the other students had tutored

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