From a young age, Amir was around his father’s close family friend Rahim Khan. Rahim Khan was a second father to Amir. Rahim is a person that Amir admires and cherishes throughout the novel. Rahim made many important contributions to the way that Amir lived his life and helped to shape Amir into the person that Amir becomes by the end of the work of literature. From a young age, Amir had passion for literature and loved writing. His father, Baba, did not help to motivate Amir. Baba did not aid Amir and ignored Amir when he discussed his writing. Baba thought Amir was misusing his time writing because Baba believed that in the future writing would not be a career choice that helped Amir succeed. Baba thought that by Amir fixating on writing now was not smart and it would never help Amir. As a result Baba refused to corroborate him. Amir recalls his emotions and reactions to the situation that unfolds with his father, when Amir wrote his first story; “‘What is it Amir?’ Baba said. … His glare made my throat dry. I cleared it an...
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...he finally learns the lesson was trying to teach him, to become a better person. Without Hassan showing Amir the importance of being loyal and kind and supportive by not denying Amir’s accusations and forcing Amir to live with guilt, Amir never would have never been influenced to become a person that one could be proud of and change into a reliable, truthful character by the conclusion of the novel.
In the novel, The Kite Runner by Khaled Hossein, Amir is shaped and influenced to become more secure in himself, and become a reliable and truthful person by the people that mean the most to him. Rahim Kahn and Hassan are main factors that contribute to the person that Amir becomes as a result to the experiences he goes through with these characters. Amir’s character is changed and shaped drastically by these characters, which helps to contribute to all that Amir becomes.
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