How does Hosseini's language choices suggest that it is Hassan, rather than Amir, who is the true hero of The Kite Runner?

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Amir shows no heroic tendencies whatsoever until he returns to Afghanistan to find Hassan's son, Sohrab. Hassan does not show traditional heroic traits, but his sense of honor never wanes. When Baba asked him if he stole Amir's gifts, Hassan answers "yes," probably...

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