In the Khaled Hosseini’s fiction The kite Runner, the character Amir who is from a richest family in Afghanistan has passion for making better relationship with his father conflict directly with the antagonist Hassan, who is Amir’s friend, but also a servant in his house, ultimately resulting in Amir lost many thing and guilt fulfills his life to revealing that a love, honor, cherish between a friendship, father and son.
Amir, a first person character in this book, recalls his memorial in past of twenty years. When he was still a boy in
, he lived in a nice house and has a rich life with his father, Baba. They had two servants Ali and Hassan, who were Hazaras, an ethnic minority. Rahim Khan was Baba’s best friend, who always did nice to Amir. One day, Hassan and Amie were playing when they run into three boys, one of named Assef. Assef threatens to beat up Amir for hanging around with a Hazara, but Hassan uses his slingshot to stop Assef. Hassan always did everything to protect Amir because he looked Amir as his best friend. Hassan was very good at kite running. He usually could know where the kite went and catch it. Kabul, Afghanistan
When the kite competition began, Amir hoped that he could win the race because Baba was once a champion kite fighter. He wants to get more love from Baba. At last, Amir got his only kite flying in the sky, he asked Hassan to run that blue kite for him. When Hassan ran the kite which falls at last in the competition for Amir, Hassan tried to do everything he could do to protect the kite, and then he is been raped by Assef. Amir sees what happen to Hassan, but he choice to run away. Amir felt guilty by him because he knew what he did was sorry to Hassan, and he hoped Hassan could fight or argue with him to instead say nothing. In weeks, Hassan and Amir drift apart. Amir thought the only could solve problems was either he or Hassan must leave, or there is nothing being end. So Amir stuffs money and a watch under Hassan’s pillow and tell Baba that Hassan stole it. When Baba confronts them, Hassan admits to it, though he didn’t do it. At last, Ali and Hassan move away. At the meanwhile, the
Afghanistan was invaded by Russia, so that Amir had left with Baba and move to California, . They got a new life over there. America
After twenty-six years, Amir became a writer. He received a call from Rahim Khan that he was asked to go back
. When they met each other, Rahim Khan had told Amir the things during those years about him and Hassan. Amir knew that Hassan was his brother with same father and he had a son alive. Amir decided to bring the boy back to Pakistan with him. America