Transcript of Thesis Statement
Khaled Hosseini’s novel
The Kite Runner
explores the theme of guilt and redemption and shows that no matter what lengths a person goes to redeem themselves, they will always have a sense of guilt that impacts their life experiences.
Guilt and redemption in the Kite runner
In the novel, Amir goes through his whole life feeling guilty for event that happened in his life.
He gets sohrab to redeem himself for his past sins.
Definition of Guilt and redemption
Redemption: The action of regaining or gaining possession of something in exchange for exchange for payment, or clearing a debt.
Guilt: The fact of having committed a specified or implied offense or crime.
In conclusion, trying to redeem yourself from guilt isn’t always possible, even if you got to the highest possible extent. You can only heal it temporarily.
“There is a way to be good again”- Rahim Khan
“I ran because I was a coward”- Amir
“I always felt like Baba hated me a little, and why not? I had killed his beloved wife, his beautiful princess hadn’t I?”- Amir
“The past claws it’s way back”- Amir
“I have been peeking into that deserted alleyway for the past 26 years”- Amir
“I almost told her how I betrayed Hassan”- Amir