He could not just rely on verbal show of his prejudice and hatred.
Assef grows up with these traits and to have a 'better future' in Afghanistan, he joins Taliban.
During this part of the novel, Hosseini emphasizes the theme of women's understanding, using primarily Sonyora, although Kahanum Taheri is supportive of their marriage.
Just prior to the engagement, she says, "You're barely in the house and I'm crying already," (Hosseini 167), showing her support of the engagement that is about to take place.
Amir could not escape the negative parts of his past in his own mind, even in America. [Read More] Time passes, Hassan's family leaves Kabul and Amir's family also have to escape to Pakistan and then to unite States. Something unusual for a child, Hassan names his child Sohrab after the character in story told by Amir. Also the children are fearful and tend to avoid danger (Lereya, Samara, and Wolke, 2013).
Evaluation There are two very contradicting personalities shown in the movie. In the movie however, Assef is totally insensitive.The memory of Hassan's rape in the deserted alleyway resurfaces throughout the novel.This persistence of the past is one of the main themes of The Kite Runner.Unlike his father Baba, Amir, because he remained haunted by his cowardly actions and the disloyalty of his childhood, bore the slings of fortunes and insults of the American land of his refuge and torment far better than his father.Amir saw these difficulties as deserved punishments for his past crimes, rather than undeserved suffering. And the Taliban scurried like rats into the caves." (Hosseini, 2003, 316) as……After their wedding, Amir acknowledges that the absence of women that had characterized his childhood is now over. [Read More] "People sipping lattes at Starbucks were talking about the battle for Kunduz, the Taliban's last stronghold in the north," but not in a way that encouraged them to feel compassion for Amir and his father Baba.(Hosseini, 2003, 316) the author noted that this was an ironic consequence that many exiles from nations hostile to the United States experienced, not just Afghanis.In both texts, young boys find themselves faced with matters of life and death; civility and violence; friendship and hatred.And in both texts, young boys are forced to make the kinds of decisions typically reserved for men. [Read More] Despite the fact that readers can identify the theme of the absence of women in both the first and second halves of the novel, it is much more pronounced in the first half.In the second half of the novel, women are characters with much more regularity.The two primary female characters in the second half of the novel are Soraya, Amir's wife, and his mother-in-law Kahanum Taheri.