In what ways do Baba and Amir seek redemption in The Kite Runner?
This is above all else a story of redemption as both Baba and Amir, in their own way, have to struggle to make ammends for their past misdemeanours. For Baba, his crime was having slept with his best friend's wife. This secret is only something that emerges after his death, when Amir goes to Pakistan and finds out the truth of his relationship with Hassan from Rahim Khan. He discovers that Hassan is actually his half-brother thanks to his father's adulterous relationship with Ali's wife. Baba sought to make ammends by bringing up Hassan and Amir to be brothers and doing what he could to provide for them.
It is interesting that both father and son are placed in a relationship where they...
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