The Kite Runner Pomegranate Tree Analysis Research Paper

The novel “The Kite Runner” by Khaled Hosseini is rich in symbolism that enhances both the plot and the themes. A major symbol is the “Pomegranate tree” which stands for the vitality and growing lifelessness of Amir and Hassan’s friendship through their childhood and adulthood lives. In the novel, the author shows us how the Pomegranate tree is meet with twists and turns of Amir and Hassan, which could be a representation of their friendship.
Amir and Hassan’s childhood and adult lives are symbolized in a strongly and a bonded lifelessness way by the pomegranate tree. “Blood is good for the tree.” (94) Blood for the tree may refer to the relationship between Amir and Hassan. How it has been broken, and it’s now dripping with blood….