Character Essay Hassan and Loyalty In the novel The Kite Runner we …
Loyalty In Kite Runner - Essay by Exilednoob - Anti Essays
While some scholars today debate whether the famous kite-flying experiment ever took place, it may have been William Franklin who built and flew the famous kite in that dangerous thunderstorm, while his father hid in a nearby shelter. If the experiment took place, William was the witness. Father and son were both English loyalists before the 1770s. William became New Jersey's governor and headed the Board of American Loyalists. Father changed his stripes while the son remained loyal to the Crown. Ben arranged for his son’s harsh imprisonment during the American Revolution and later compelled him to sign over his properties. Father and son did not part on good terms. While nearly disinheriting his son, Franklin’s will stated a little vindictively:
The Kite Runner-Loyalty and Betrayal by keiko cawley on Prezi
The movie, ‘The Kite Runner’ has the theme showing the strength of character in Amir who is the protagonist and the narrator of the story. He is a Sunni and Pashtun Muslim, readers and viewers feel compassion for him despite him not being a person of sympathetic character. He shows conflicted aspects towards Hassan his playmate and his father. He is full of jealously in the way Hassan is treated by Baba. This makes him at critical position in fighting between emotional and logical side. He can be said to be a reliable person through his guilt and obsession conscience. He also shows maturity in examining the events he has gone through in his childhood from an adult perspective. However, we still feel he is the suspect in the story. He betrays his childhood friend whom he later knows to be his half- brother Hassan. Hassan is the playmate to Amir and a person of a lower class by being the servant to Amir. Unlike Amir he is a Shi’a Muslim and a Hazara. He is a person who is loyal and sees Amir as a friend which is the opposite of what Amir feels towards him. Hassan is an epitome of a loyal servant towards his master despite even when he knows he has been betrayed by his master. This is why we feel Hassan is a person who is unrealistically too good. He continues to support Amir in all his bad deeds. He is totally loyal to Amir despite of him being a victim of class structure and discrimination. It takes years when Amir realizes of has childhood evil deeds towards one who he comes to k know to be his half-brother who had shown in love and loyalty in all circumstances (Hosseini 256).