e. Baba is initially disappointed in Amir's attitude and interest. -Amir often feels hated by Baba.
c. "stand up for Hassan or I could run , I ran."(page 77) -Amir's moral integrity is tested and he fails to do what is right.
coming of age
d.(individual needs)Amir was raised by a very wealthy father who gave him everything he needed(materialistically)
g. Amir attempts to redeem himself to rid himself of guilt of incidents that occurred during his childhood.
slingshot- was to protect Amir; it was first used by Hassan, then used by his son sohrab; this shows that the two generations are very alike.
pomegranate tree-representing the nurturing and the beautiful friendship the two boys have; the climb of the pomegranate tree shows Amir's struggle with being friends with Hassan.
in this page-turning story, it is about the unlikely friendship. They both share an inspirable love for flying kites. however, their friendship was broken due to jealousy and war.
Hassan and Assef
a. Amir was more changed by the rape than Hassan, and saw people differently after his lost of innocence. once u lose your innocence you see the world differently and remember the moment forever." I became what I am today at the age of twelve, on a frigid overcast day in the winter of 1975."(page1) b. Amir's main focus was to I'm press his father and earn his respect, which leads him to treat Hassan with undeserving disrespect.
d.be strong and don't treat anyone badly because you don't know what they might be going through.
lamb-represents weakness,innocence, vulnerability,gentleness of youth and purity; atonement for sins by allowing the blameless to suffer. "it was a look i had seen before, it was the look of the lamb." cleft lip-his poverty and social status; Baba payed for Hassan's plastic surgery to correct the lip which symbolizes paternal love toward Hassan.
Amir- memories from my past haunt me. Haasan- and then we never spoke again Assef- good cant exist in the world
"It may be unfair, but what happens in a few days, sometimes even a single day, can change the course of a whole lifetime." b. When Hassan got raped Amir and Hassan's friendship changed forever. c. how you treat someone one day can make them feel that way forever.
significance-the impact of guilt this speech by Baba has to remind Amir of the guilty day that changed his whole life.
THIS BOOK SHOULDNT BE BANNED BECAUSE:-free expression -its very heartbreaking but shows you how to learn from your mistakes. -shows love and sacrifices -shows how family comes together through thick and thin.