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Who is more of a Christ-like character, Hassan in The Kite Runner or Dane in The Thorn Birds?

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Both Hassan and Dane have characteristics similar to those of Christ. It is ultimately up to you to decide based on the evidence from the novels. The Kite Runner and The Thorn Birds provide plenty of evidence to demonstrate these characters' similarities to Christ.

Despite all of the similarities that both characters show, I believe that Dane from The Thorn Birds is more similar to Christ. The reason for this is that Dane dedicated his life to practicing...

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