Amir felt by winning the kite tournament Baba would finally see him in a better light. They no longer talked, played or flu kites together. The author uses pathos to create an emotional experience for the reader, which is another factor that is used to help show redemption and forgiveness.
Hosseini complements his themes with a multitude of evocative descriptions, sentiments and feelings through his literary style. Any subject. Throughout the novel Amir was consistently trying to find redemption through various ways, he felt like the assault was his fault and he wanted to get punished so it would end his guilt This is what Amir thinks to himself as he is debating on whether or not to go back to Afghanistan With the guilt lifted, Amir saves Sohrab as much as Sohrab saves Amir as they flee to find sanctuary for the boy.
Amir and Soraya illustrate romantic love, and their relationship plays an important part in Amir's character development.
New York: Riverhead Books, Kahn, in his final days, meets with Amir and brings to light sins which were left unatoned in the now war-torn Afghanistan. The novel begins with Amir's memory of peering down an alley, looking for Hassan who is kite running for him.
The Immigrant Experience The Kite Runner effectively demonstrates that the difficulty of the immigrant experience begins when one attempts to leave his homeland.