Thematic Analysis in the Kite Runner.edited.docx

In the novel amir constantly struggles with his

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In the novel, Amir constantly struggles with his adolescent life for 12 years. The events he engaged himself in, have left the most critical memories which keep on disturbing and recurring. This follows that the past keeps on confronting him for the guilt committed. To become free, the only chance is his redemption. Amir believed that the Kite was the only reason and avenue to win his ‘Baba's love' as discussed in the context above. However, little did he know that his father would not be happy with his actions. Despite the fact that Hassan was his close ally, Amir readily allows him to be raped not remembering that his father demands that a son stands up for himself (Chapter 17). Amir learns this through Rahim Khan who says, “You know, Rahim Khan said, “one time, when you weren’t around, your father and I were talking… I remember he said to me, ‘Rahim, a boy who won’t stand up for himself becomes a man who can’t stand up to anything.’ I wonder, is that what you’ve become?” Finally, the need for Amir to embrace and please people in his teenage life is what led to the need to redeem self. The harmful acts he did at these very early ages are what have overtaken all his thoughts. His life is basically filled with guilt endurance. When Amir learns of his father's
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