Analysis Of Amir's Moral Character In 'The Kite Runner'

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Through an opportunity to redeem himself for past harms, Amir also greatly improved his moral character. When Amir was young, he chose to avoid perceived danger and to protect himself first, regardless of the effect it had on others. He acted out of fear with the intention to protect himself from immediate danger; however, he learned he could not avoid the emotional backlash from these decisions. As a result, he would feel guilt and shame; he knew it was morally wrong, but his fear simply overcame him. When as an adult, he was given the opportunity to redeem himself, he was able to control his fear and at last, sacrifice himself for the good of another. Thus, he has changed his moral character now having more courage and loyalty towards

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