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Betrayal Essay


    Betrayal by a friend or someone you completely trust, such an experience is beyond emotional grasp for many of us. We all know how it feels when people take advantage of us or when unprincipled individuals step on us. But to be betrayed by a trusted friend hurts much more. When we think of the suffering of a dedicated and faithful wife who is betrayed by her husband or an innocent young child who is betrayed by their parents, we can begin to comprehend the emotional hurt that comes with betrayal. Breaking the bond of trust in relationships, and deceiving another person is considered betrayal. In Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, betrayal can be seen as the base of the whole story, and throughout the play between other characters. Also there was the of kind of betrayal and suffering that is deeper and more grievous than physical suffering. Usually there are limits to physical pain, but there is continual mental and emotional anguish associated with personal betrayal. Betrayal has been the most common thing in any relationship. Between lying, cheating, distrust, and secrets, it leaves a person anxious when it comes to something new. Betrayal has affected my life in many ways than one. The Before Situation, During the Situation, and the After Math of the Relationship.
  There are many possible reasons why some people are attracted to each other and form relationships. Some of these reasons are personality, physical looks intellectual stimulation, things in common, and differences. When my boyfriend and I started dating, I rarely care about looks, and yeah he wasn’t the best looking guy out there but he was definitely one of the sweetest. His Name is Chris, and he had the great personality very funny guy, and told a lot of jokes, he just put a smile on my face. When he first asked me out it wasn’t really romantic but, I was fourteen and young, and he was sixteen, and I thought anything a guy would say or do at that age, would make me go (goo-goo gaga...

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The Kite Runner Betrayal Essay example

944 WordsSep 25th, 20134 Pages

In “The Kite Runner,” Amir and Baba both betray the servants most loyal to them. Hassan and Ali both do everything in their power to please their masters and remain loyal to them. Hassan and Ali differ from their masters in numerous ways but both pairs have similar differences. The master servant relationship between Baba, Ali and Amir, Hassan both differ in the characters’ attitudes, relationships, loyalty and courage.
Although Baba and Ali grew up together, they grow to be very distinct people. Baba is a respected Afghan businessman who constantly gives to the community. Baba also stood up for himself and others when he felt that something was unjustified. Ali on the other hand is very reserved and doesn’t do anything when people make…show more content…

Amir felt this way because in the end he was a Pashtun and Hassan was a Hazzara. When guests would come over to play with Amir he would Exclude Hassan. Amir would only play with Hassan when no one else was around. Despite Ali and Hassan’s loyalty they are still betrayed by their masters. Baba’s betrayal is much worse than what Amir did to Hassan. Baba intentionally betrayed Ali who he claimed to be his friend. Baba even said that he felt Ali was like a brother to him. But Baba caused what happened and directly harmed Ali because of what he did. Amir didn’t directly harm Hassan and he also didn’t cause what happened to his friend like Baba did. But Amir didn’t do anything about what was happening to Hassan either. Baba broke his own rule; he robbed Amir and Hassan of their brotherhood by not telling them they were related. He robbed Ali of his honor by sleeping with Sanaubar. And he robbed his own wife of the truth by cheating on her while she was pregnant. He also robbed Amir of his innocence because while trying to make Baba proud he became guilty for what happened to Hassan. Amir could have run home to tell Baba what was happening to Hassan but he hid and waited so that his kite would be brought to him. Not only that but Amir goes to great lengths to try and get rid of Hassan so that his guilt can leave with Hassan. Both masters betray their best friends and “brothers;” but later on in life they try to compensate for it by doing good deeds. Baba builds an

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