Hassan was seen as a gentle person throughout his childhood. Raised like a servant, Hassan knew his role in life, and instead of being bitter about it he embraced it. Hassan enjoyed getting Amir’s breakfast ready in the morning, ironing his shirts and packing his books. Where Hassan would have loved to attend school himself, he knew his duties were to help his father, Ali, out with the household chores. “Hassan was true to his nature: He was incapable of hurting anyone” (Hosseini, 11). Amir also had a deep explanation of Hassan, one lined but very deep in the meaning as he states “He was so goddamn pure, you always felt like a phoney around him” (Hosseini, 62) or maybe only Amir felt that as he was different. Where he was not outrig...
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...o Baba and Amir, and saw his life as he grows up into the mud shack located on Baba’s yard, as he spends his life caring for Amir and Ali did Baba. Amir always wanted more, more love from Baba, more dedication from Hassan, more out of life than Baba could provide him. That need of more made Amir anxious as he waits for the beating that comes too late in life. The love triangle broke all, as it was a repetitive cycle of Hassan loving Amir, Amir loving Baba, and Baba loving both of them, but in the eyes of Amir, loving Hassan more.This led to Amir’s first story about a man killing his wife in order to get perls. This linked to Amir’s life as he was the man, the pearls were his happiness, and in order to get there, Amir would have to sacrifice greatly. In a way they could not be anymore different, but they both wanted the same for each other, love, happiness and peace.
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