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in the book "The Kite Runner" what is ali and hassan's character analysis throughout...

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nait123 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted February 20, 2013 at 11:28 PM via web

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in the book "The Kite Runner" what is ali and hassan's character analysis throughout the book (as in relationship between parent and children) ?

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harry7459 | Student, Grade 11 | (Level 1) Honors

Posted February 22, 2013 at 12:35 AM (Answer #1)

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Ali

  • Physically deformed but pure of heartlHe is the physical and moral opposite of Baba
  • Mocked by children (Babalu – bogeyman)
  • Great love for his son despite the secret about his birth
  • Almost saintly man

Hassan

  • Gentle, hardworking and accepts his place in socy.
     
  • Doesn’t like Amir’s cruel acts – adores him
  • Yet courageous enough to defend him
  • Incapable of hurting anyone
  • Best Kite Runner –intelligent
  • Self sacrificing


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