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According to Amir, the first word he says is "Baba," and he is told that Hassan's first word is "Amir." What does this reveal about their characters?
Amir's first word reflects the patriarchal nature of Afghan society.
Each of the boys is referring to the person he most seeks approval from in his life.
It reveals that Amir will usurp Hassan’s role as father to his own son.
Amir is naming his future tormentor; Hassan is naming the person who will redeem him.
Hassan's first word reflects his servile nature.