The Kite Runner Analysis

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Personal liberation and redemption occurs when a person encounters difficulties at some point in their life and redeems themselves later on, thus discovering their purpose in life. In Khaled Hosseini’s novel, “The Kite Runner”, the protagonist, Amir, knows a few things about mistakes. All through the novel he struggles to atone for those mistakes and throughout all stages of Amir’s life he strives for redemption and liberation. Comparing a young boy’s struggle to Walt Kowalski, a displeased man in the film “Gran Torino”, seems implausible but their stories correlate due to their journey towards liberation and redemption.
Amir and Walt Kowalski both seek personal redemption for their sins. Both of these individuals have been taken for granted
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He cannot keep on being disconnected from reality, when he realizes Sue is in trouble and when he must help and guide Thao from the challenges that they both face. Walt tells Thao that he "finishes things". One of these components has to be his personal redemption and liberation, which to some degree has troubled him for quite a while. In his chance to help Thao, Walt must go back and defy the demons that have disturbed him. Just as Amir must go back and challenge his demons through the acts of violence, Walt must do the same. In the course of his own journey of personal liberation and redemption, Walt makes every effort to be “good again". In the cases of Amir and Walt, personal liberation and redemption is extremely hard to attain as it involves an extensive procedure, affecting both a person’s mentality and physicality.
According to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, human beings need to feel a sense of acceptance, belonging, and in addition, respect. The Kite Runner exhibits the idea of belonging on various stages, in family, friendship, and culture. Amir and Hassan both belong to Baba, by blood. However, the significant struggles Amir faces is centred on the lack of a sense of belonging to his father and a sense that Hassan, does in fact
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Walt then finds himself enjoying their company. A Hmong elder, Kor Khue, offers to read Walt and reveals to him the problems in his life, it is revealed that, he is disrespected by his own family, he is afraid of the past and he ceased to live many years ago, and that he has no peace within him and that is also why he cannot find any peace in those around him. The words spoken by the elder is a revelation to Walt. In both of these works, redemption and personal liberation is depicted in a simple case, an unhappy, unappreciated man whose life is limited by his own obliviousness is accepted by a Hmong family and a flawed young boy who desires to please his father no matter the cost, ultimately finds a sense of
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