Both friends. Despite Hassan’s courage and braveness that

Both works share exactly one same theme, is that there is
love between the main character and their relatives. In The Kite Runner, at the
beginning of the story Amir and Baba were distant from each other, but after
Amir tries a several of times to earn Baba’s love, he finally gets it. In
Macbeth, the same love is shared between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. Both works
are similar as the love of the protagonist makes them harm each other for ones
benefit.

Both novels showed how seeking for love made the characters
turn away from their loved ones. One example of this is that in The Kite
Runner, Amir and Hassan were best friends at the begging of the novel, and
Hassan was a true friend that defends Amir and protects him from the
antagonist, Assef, that bothers them. Unfortunately, Amir isn’t as loyal of a
friend as Hassan, because he only cares for his own benefits. That was showed
in the book as “I ran because I was a coward. I was afraid of Assef and what he
would do to me. I was afraid of getting hurt. That’s what I told myself as I
turned my back to the alley, to Hassan. That’s what I made myself believe. I
actually aspired to cowardice, because of the alternative, the real reason I
was running, was that Assef was right: Nothing was free in this world. Maybe
Hassan was the price I had to pay, the lamb I had to slay, to win Baba. Was it
a fair price? The answer floated to my conscious mind before I could thwart it:
He was just a Hazara, wasn’t he?” (Hosseini, 140). This quote explains that
Amir witnessed the most horrifying incident imaginable, happening to his
closest friend, Hassan. Hassan was being raped suddenly by the bully Assef and
his friends. Despite Hassan’s courage and braveness that helped Amir in many
tough times, Amir’s cowardice forced him to back off from helping Hassan from
the bullies. Amir wanted to save Hassan, but he was scared of the consequences
that he would be bullied as Hassan so, he ran away as if he did not witness
what was happening. The guilt of Amir causes him to lash out and punish others
around him for his own sins, after which he changes focus, and runs out to get
the kite for his father so he can be proud of him.

This same ideas is shown in Macbeth, where Lady Macbeth
wants Macbeth to kill the king and take over the throne. So he become the king
of Scotland and she can become the queen and from here Lady Macbeth ambition
starts to increase, but Macbeth refuses. “Was the hope drunk wherein you
dressed yourself? Hath it slept since? And wakes it now, to look so green and
pale at what it did so freely? From this time such I account they love. Art
thou afeard” (Shakespeare, 41). This quote’s explains in the novel is that Lady
Macbeth is trying to convince Macbeth to murder King Duncan for the title, but
Macbeth didn’t want to kill him, however because of the relationship that
Macbeth has with Lady Macbeth, it is easy for her to convince him otherwise.
For the sake of his love towards Lady Macbeth, he harmed all of Scotland and
killed their king for ones benefit. By killing Duncan and becoming the new
king, he managed damaged Scotland and hurt the people there. He wanted to
become the king because he thought that they can live in peace together, but
his plan didn’t go right as his blind love and trust started making him kill
his friends and relatives for reaching her ambition. 

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