To start of, the awkward relationship betwixt the protagonist, Amir, and Baba,his father as well as the circumstances influenced by this relationship, demonstrates the urgency for a fatherly figure in one’s life. “Like father like son” is a well known expression that holds true for many father and son relationships; yet this is not the case for Baba and Amir. The term father and son relationships, the father is a very important role model for his son, and everybody needs a fatherly figure. For one Babe isn’t there for Amir as a result that he is nothing like his father. In The Kite Runner Baba speaks to his business friend Rahim khan about his son and why aren’t they similar. “He’s always buried in those books or shuffling around the house like he’s lost in some dream I wasn’t like that”. Baba seems angry but actually isn’t, his son turned about to be a distinctive individual he just wants his son to carry his name,his business and hopefully his macismo. Babe feels very distant from his son and can’t see any connection between the two. The only hope he has that they are related is Amir coming “out of”...
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...up on Sohrab after the incident with the orphanage. He took time but finally it gave the reader hope for a better tomorrow. Amir also has finally learned the true meaning of being a father.
In conclusion, the author Khaled Hosseni uses love, tension and hardship between fathers and sons to give the necessity of an empathetic fatherly figure in one’s life. How you may ask well through the far from perfect relationship between Hassan and his son Sohrab. These relationship show how neglect and disregard for one’s feelings can lead to a person to make the wrong decisions for a father’s love, as well as demonstrate how a functional relationship should be like. Lastly the most important relationship in the book would be between Sohrab and Amir greatly reinforce the lesson that a father’s neglect can cause bad decisions and also cause one to look for love in other places.
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