In what ways is writing short stories an example of symbolism in The Kite Runner?  This mainly refers to Amir but any other help would be much appreciated. 

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It is possible to place many symbolic interpretations upon Amir's writing, but two ideas come immediately to my mind. One is that the short stories are his attempt to relieve himself of the psychic pain that he endures as a result of his feelings. ...

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