I'd like for us to continue our discussion on Amir's redemption in The Kite Runner. Amir has begun to atone for his sins through his search for Sohrab and his confontation with Assef. But his journey is not yet over. Will he ever truly be able to redeem himself, for what he has done to Hassan?
In order to receive credit, your assignment must include:
- What does it mean, when you say that you are sorry for what you have done?
- What does it mean, to forgive someone? What does it mean, to receive forgiveness?
- Why is forgiveness important? Do you forgive for the benefit of the receiver, or for yourself? Explain.
- Are there certain things for which you can never atone? Why/why not? If so, what things? If you cannot be forgiven, then are you "doomed"? Explain.