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Emmy Ferreiras Choice C “ For me america was a place to bury memories. For Baba, a place to mourn his” How can a place or moving bury memories ? Everyone has their own way of forgetting a bad situation. Amir usually runs away from them, he does not really like to confront them. Going to america helped amir forget about the past he did not enjoy. With in the novel Amir witnessed Hassan get sexually harassed, and that is something that had a big impact between him and hassan's relationship. Though Amir and Hassan had been such close friends, they slowly drifted away. Amir stopped talking to hassan. All Amir could think of when he saw hassan was about the harassment. Being in america allows Amir to have a fresh start, he could try and forget about what he had witnessed and he has the chance to a fresh start. Baba always had big expectations for what a son would be, he wanted Amir to be just like him. In the novel it said that Baba had an affair with the servants wife and hassan is
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Unformatted text preview: actually Babas child. Looking back at how Amir could barely look at Hassan due to witnessing his harassment he, Accuses hassan of stealing his wrist watch causing hassan and his “Dad” to leave. Baba never had told hassan that he was his child, he lost the opportunity of continuing to watch his son grow due to the fact that he was always worried about his appearance. So for Baba being in america was a place to mourn because of all that he has lost. Though everyone does have different ways to forget about bad situations whether it is running from them like Amir, or mourning about them like Baba, when trying to forget about something bad I either just cry it out or I just hang out with family and friends to help me forget about what I am upset about. There are no wrong ways to get over a situation, everyone deals differently whether it is mentally of physically ....
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