Jealousy Towards Hassan Amir perceives that one of the problems between Baba and him might be Hassan. Amir loves Hassan, who has been his playmate since birth, but he is jealous that he has to share Baba's attention with him. Amir tells about a time when Baba offers to take both boys to Ghargha Lake.
Amir feels he will never get enough attention from his father Baba as he cares about Hassan more .Amir believes that Baba blame him for his mother death and also feels responsible for it. Amir feels like sometime his father does not truly love him the way the Rahimkhan does