The Kite Runner Questions and Answers
by Khaled Hosseini

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What is your opinion on the redemption of the human spirit as depicted in The Kite Runner?

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Khaled Hosseini's celebrated novel The Kite Runner is considered a heart-wrenching redemption story that chronicles Amir's journey to seek redemption and atone for his past sins. As a child, Amir witnesses his best friend, Hassan, being raped by a bully named Assef, and Amir refuses to intervene. Following the traumatic incident, Amir becomes overwhelmed with guilt and his relationship with Hassan is permanently ruined.

Amir's guilt follows him into adulthood, and he spends the majority of his life suppressing his past transgressions. One day, Amir receives a phone call from Rahim Khan, who tells him that there is a way to be good again. Amir ends up...

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